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Scientific Name Trichomycterus melanopygius  Reis, Santos, Britto, Volpi & de Pinna, 2020
Common Name
Type Locality Córrego dos Borges stream flowing into left bank of Risoleta Neves reservoir, Rio Doce basin, Rio Doce municipality, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, 20°12'21.63"S, 42°52'56.24"W.
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Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Distribution
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Doce (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Journal of Fish Biology v. 97 (no. 6), pp 4, Figs. 1, 2f, 3, 4a, 5a, 6, 7a.
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Last Update 2021 Sep 01 15:00 (species record created: 2020 Aug 17 13:12)