37 vertebrae (vs. 35-40), and the first dorsal-and
anal-fin pterygiophores placed anteriorly to the 18th
neural spine and 22nd hemal spine of the vertebral
column, respectively (vs. anteriorly to the 16th-21st
and 20-25th, respectively) (Katz,
A.M. & Costa,W.J.E.M., 2020).
Habitat: Cambeva guaraquessaba
occurs exclusively in the tributaries to the Paranaguá
Bay. Inhabits river with clear water, falls, rapids
and moderate current flowing over the rocky beds,
intercalated with pools. Occurs in association with
stones and plant debris on the bottom. Colouration:
Distinguished from its congeners by the colour pattern
with a mid-lateral line composed of black spots with
about the eye size (vs. body with blotches or spots
not forming a mid-lateral stripe). Diet:
Will feed on most aquarium fare such as tablet, frozen
and live foods. Etymology: Named
after Munucipio de Guaraqueçaba and the Area
de Proteçao Ambiental de Guaraqueçaba,
the area of occurrence of this species.
Still found on some online sources as Trichomycterusguaraquessaba.
South America:Rio Bracinho in Paraná, Brazil. Type
Locality: Rio Bracinho, Fazenda Salto Dourado,
Município de Guaraqueçaba, Paraná
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). Donin LM, Ferrer J, Carvalho TP.
Uncertainties and risks in delimiting species of Cambeva
(Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) with single-locus
methods and geographically restricted data. Neotrop