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Scientific Name Trichomycterus sandovali  Ardila Rodríguez, 2006
Common Name
Type Locality Don Juan cave, Municipality of Zapatoca, Departamento de Santander, Colombia.
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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Distribution South America: Colombia.
IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
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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. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Peces del Departamento de Santander - Colombia. Barranquilla No. 2, pp 4, 3 col. Figs., text figs. 1-10.
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Last Update 2024 Jan 21 05:57 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:08)