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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 234mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 216 "species" in the database
Keepers 61 species (28%) 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 (19.77%)
2. Hypostomus plecostomus (16.05%)
3. Hypostomus punctatus (10.93%)
4. Hypostomus faveolus (8.14%)
5. Hypostomus cochliodon (7.44%)
6. Hypostomus sp. (L077) (5.35%)
7. Hypostomus sp. (L229) (2.33%)
8. Hypostomus sp. (L231) (2.09%)
9. Hypostomus sp. (L517) (1.63%)
10. Hypostomus luteus (1.63%)
11. Hypostomus regani (1.63%)
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