A. M. Katz
(1) Donin LM, Ferrer J, Carvalho TP. 2022
Cambeva cubataonis is distinguished by the
antorbital segment of the laterosensory system (pores
i1 and i3) usually present (variable only in a few
individuals from Babitonga and Guaratuba bays) (vs.
always absent), the number of pectoral-fin rays modally
I,6 (vs. I,5 or I,7). Habitat:
Cambeva cubataonis is distributed in the
Itapocú River, Cubatão Norte River,
and tributaries of Babitonga, Guaratuba and Paranaguá
bays. Colouration: Colouration with
a mottled pattern composed of coalescent black blotches
sometimes forming saddles dorsally, over a pale-yellow
background or almost entirely black with thin yellowish
areas (vs. body with mottled pattern not forming saddles
dorsally; with large rounded or ellipsoid black blotches;
with spots or rounded blotches forming a mid-lateral
line, or with small circular blotches not coalescent)(Katz, A.M. & Costa,W.J.E.M.,
2020). Diet: Will feed on most aquarium
fare such as tablet, frozen and live foods. Remarks:
Still found on some online sources as Trichomycteruscubataonis.
South America:Rio Cubatão basin, Santa Catarina,
Katz, A.M. & Costa,
W.J.E.M., 2020 " A new species of the
catfish genus Cambeva from the Paranapanema river
drainage, southeastern Brazil (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae)"
(Tropical Zoology, Vol. 33 No. 1).