Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Hypoptopomatinae Right Arrow Hypoptopoma

  • Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
  • Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
  • Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
Jump to next section Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific NameHypoptopoma sp. (3)   
Common Name(s)Flat Head Dwarf Sucker
Pronunciationhi POP toe po mah
EtymologyHypoptopoma is derived from hypos (low position, below). piptein (depressed). poma (cheek) 
Jump to next section Species Information
IdentificationHypoptopoma are small(ish) loricariids with a stocky body with a wide, flattened, head with the eyes on the side of the head and a concave profile, with a normal (not extremely thin) tail.
Jump to next section Husbandry Information
BreedingUnreported.
Jump to next section Further Information
Registered Keepers(1) Leon (k: 3), (2) Gertbl (k: 3).

Click on a username above to see all that persons registered catfish species. You can also view all "my cats" data for this species.
Breeding Reports(1) Gertbl (b: 7).
Search Planet CatfishSearch Planet Catfish for more on Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
Look up AquaticRepublic.comLook up Hypoptopoma sp. (3) on AquaticRepublic.com
BBCode (for use in linking to this page from forum posts)
Link (for use in linking to the species from anywhere on the web)
QR iconGet or print a QR code for this species profile, or try our BETA label creator.
Hits4654 hits.
Last Update-1 Nov 30 00:00 (species record created: 2001 May 18 00:00)