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Scientific Name Trichomycterus caratinguensis  Costa, Katz & Vilardo, 2023
Common Name
Type Locality Córrego Tabuleiro II, a tributary of Rio Caratinga, Rio Doce basin, Santa Bárbara do Leste Municipality, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, 19°55'53"S, 42°08'27"W, elevation about 680 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
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Doce, Caratinga (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. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Fishes v. 8: 474, pp 13, Figs. 3B, 5B, 6B, 7B, 9.
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Last Update 2024 Jan 04 12:01 (species record created: 2023 Sep 26 09:37)