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Scientific NameTrichomycterus ytororo  Terán, Ferrer, Benitez, Alonso, Aguilera & Mirande, 2017
Common Name
Type LocalityTabay Waterfalls, Jardín America, Paraná River basin, Misiones, Argentina, 27°00'00"S, 55°10'44"W.
EtymologyTrichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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FeedingThis 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.
FurnitureIn the wild found in small streams with a sand and rock bottom with no vegetation.
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ReferencesPLoS ONE v. 12 (no. 6) e0179594, pp 3, Figs. 1-3.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Jul 19 14:29 (species record created: 2017 Jul 15 00:06)