Trichomycterus alternatus

Trichomycterus alternatus from Brazil which we were able to import recently. They reach about 10 cm and remind of loaches with an walrus More

Trichomycterus alternatus: In the shadow of the vampire 13.03. More

Trichomycterus alternatus(3) Close-up of head - Click to enlarge - Close-up of head Trichomycterus alternatus(4) - Click to enlarge - Trichomycterus alternatus(5) - Click to enlarge More

The origin/distribution of Trichomycterus alternatus is coastal rivers in southern brazil (Sao Paolo state), so it's not really a hillstream species as such. More

Common names

互生毛鼻鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
互生毛鼻鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
特拉氏毛鼻鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
特拉氏毛鼻鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Trichomycteridae
Genus : Trichomycterus
Species : Trichomycterus travassosi
Authority : Eigenmann, 1917