Trichomycterus gorgona

The Trichomycterus gorgona lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Trichomycterus gorgona, from a small stream on Gorgona Island located west of the Pacific coast of Colombia, is the first known trichomycterid to be endemic to an offshore island. Six hypogean species are in the genus Trichomycterus: Trichomycterus chaberti, T. itacarambiensis, T. santanderensis, T. More

Trichomycterus gorgona, the first insular trichomycterid species, is described from a small stream on Gorgona Island, located approximately 56 km west of the Pacific coast of Colombia. More

exception of Trichomycterus gorgona, by the presence of troglomorphic characters such as: small eyes, reduced pigmentation of head and body, and elongated barbels. It is distinguished from T. gorgona, by its conical teeth (vs. spatulate), pelvic-fin bases not widely separated (vs. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Trichomycteridae
Genus : Trichomycterus
Species : Trichomycterus gorgona
Authority : Fern