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Scientific Name Trichomycterus chapadensis  Katz & Costa, 2021
Common Name
Type Locality Cachoeira do Pulo, Córrego Independência, Rio Cuiabá subdrainage, Rio Paraguai drainage, Rio Paraná basin, Chapada dos Guimarães, Município de Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 15°24'57"S, 55°50'32"W, elevation about 590 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 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 Zoologischer Anzeiger v. 293, pp 130, Figs. 2B, 2L, 2N, 2P, 3, 4A.
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Last Update 2021 Nov 05 00:44 (species record created: 2021 Jun 09 09:24)