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Down arrow Summary of Hypostomus
Pronounced hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth.
Size Smallest 35mm, largest 690mm, average 235mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 227 "species" in the database
Keepers 66 species (29%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Distribution

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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Hypostomus soniae (19.61%)
2. Hypostomus plecostomus (15.09%)
3. Hypostomus punctatus (10.13%)
4. Hypostomus faveolus (7.97%)
5. Hypostomus cochliodon (7.11%)
6. Hypostomus sp. (L077) (5.17%)
7. Hypostomus luteus (2.8%)
8. Hypostomus sp. (L229) (2.37%)
9. Hypostomus sp. (L360) (2.16%)
10. Hypostomus sp. (L231) (1.94%)
11. Hypostomus sp. (L517) (1.51%)
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