Rhizosomichthys totae (Miles, 1942)

Family:  Trichomycteridae (Pencil or parasitic catfishes), subfamily: Trichomycterinae
Max. size:  13.8 cm (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Lake Tota basin in Colombia.
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 10 October 2014 (B1ab(iii,v)) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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