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

  • Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
  • Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
  • Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
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Scientific Name Hypoptopoma sp. (3)   
Common Name(s) Flat Head Dwarf Sucker
Pronunciation hi POP toe po mah
Etymology Hypoptopoma is derived from hypos (low position, below). piptein (depressed). poma (cheek) 
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Identification Hypoptopoma 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.
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Breeding Unreported.
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Registered Keepers (1) Leon (k: 3).

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Breeding Reports None.
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Last Update -1 Nov 30 00:00 (species record created: 2001 May 18 00:00)


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