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Scientific Name Trichomycterus payaya  Sarmento-Soares, Zanata & Martins-Pinheiro, 2011
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Type Locality Riacho Olhos d'água on road BA-131, tributary to rio Itapicuru-mirim, rio Itapicuru drainage, between Miguel Calmon and Jacobina, 40°36'21.9"S, 11°20'19.5"W, Miguel Calmon, Bahia, Brazil, elevation 505 meters.
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Feeding This genus takes live or frozen food is well accepted, as is commerical dry prepared foods. Be careful not to overfeed. In nature, they feed on small invertebrates living at the bottom.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 9 (no. 2), pp 262, Figs. 1-7.
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Last Update 2021 Feb 21 13:31 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:56)