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Jump to next section Summary of Hypostomus
Pronounced hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth.
Size Smallest 35mm, largest 690mm, average 234mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 209 "species" in the database
Keepers 58 species (27%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Hypostomus soniae (19.06%)
2. Hypostomus plecostomus (16.34%)
3. Hypostomus punctatus (11.63%)
4. Hypostomus faveolus (7.92%)
5. Hypostomus cochliodon (6.93%)
6. Hypostomus sp. (L077) (5.69%)
7. Hypostomus sp. (L229) (2.48%)
8. Hypostomus sp. (L231) (2.23%)
9. Hypostomus sp. (9) (1.73%)
10. Hypostomus regani (1.73%)
11. Hypostomus sp. (L360) (1.73%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Hypostomus species


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