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Tatia caxiuanensis  Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2008

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Auchenipteridae (Driftwood catfishes) > Centromochlinae
Etymology: Tatia: Because of Mr. C. Tate Regan (Ref. 45335);  caxiuanensis: The specific name refers to the Floresta Nacional de Caxiuaña, a preservation area where this species was caught.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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South America: known only from the type locality in Curuá river, lower Amazon basin, Brazil.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 3 - ? cm
Max length : 4.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 79512)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5; Anal soft rays: 10; Vertebrae: 32. Diagnosed from other species of the genus Tatia by the following features: males with distinctive modified anal fin, with elongate rays, with no denticulations on ray segments; cranial fontanel wide, with a single opening; infraorbital 1 with pronounced ventral process, almost reaching the antero-ventral border of eye rim; nasal ossified as tubes, with no medial flanges of bone and not sutured to mesethmoid; five branched pectoral-fin rays; and snout deep, depth more than 46.7% HL. Can be further distinguished by having caudal fin lobes with about the same length in both adult females and males; post-Weberian vertebrae 32; and a smaller adult size, less than 5.0 cm SL (Ref. 79512).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Attains sexual maturity at 2.93 cm SL (Ref. 79512).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. | Collaborators

Sarmento-Soares, L.M. and R.F. Martins-Pinheiro, 2008. A systematic revision of Tatia (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae: Centromochlinae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 6(3):495-542. (Ref. 79512)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00575 (0.00198 - 0.01669), b=3.02 (2.77 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .