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Scientific Name Trichomycterus largoperculatus  Costa & Katz, 2022
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Paraíba do Sul just below Ilha dos Pombos Dam, Município de Além Paraíba, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, 21°50'36"S, 42°34'46"W, elevation about 105 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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Distribution

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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 Zoosystematics and Evolution v. 98 (no. 1), pp 14, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2022 May 04 12:42 (species record created: 2022 Jan 17 22:57)