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Scientific Name Trichomycterus vinnulus  Reis & de Pinna, 2022
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Type Locality Córrego dos Borges Creek running into left margin of the reservoir and the Rio do Peixe River, Risoleta Neves Hydroelectric Dam, Rio Doce Municipality, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 20°12'21.63"S, 42°52'56.24"W.
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 Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society In press, pp 81, Figs. 10, 37.
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Last Update 2022 Nov 26 06:18 (species record created: 2022 Nov 20 04:25)