Tatia nigra Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2008
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 Family:  Auchenipteridae (Driftwood catfishes), subfamily: Centromochlinae
 Max. size:  11.68 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  South America: Central Amazon basin in Brazil.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-5; Anal soft rays: 10-10; Vertebrae: 32-32. Diagnosed uniquely from other species of the genus Tatia by its brown body color and short postcleithral process about 60.0% HL. Can be differentiated also from other congeners by its postcleithral spine not reaching vertical through origin of dorsal fin; nasal with well developed medial flanges; and total vertebrae 32 (Ref. 79512). Description: A iii,7; V i+5. Post- Weberian vertebrae 32 (Ref. 79512).
 Biology:  Reaches sexual maturity above 8.0 cm SL (Ref. 79512).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.10.08
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.12.08

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