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Scientific Name Hypostomus gymnorhynchus  (Norman, 1926)
Common Name
Type Locality Iponcin Creek, into Approuague R., French Guiana.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus gymnorhynchus
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. This specific epithet refers to its bare(gymnos=bare, nude) snout (rhynkus=snout, nose).
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Size 170mm or 6.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Guianan coastal drainages, from Oyapock westward to the Maroni basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Mana (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Approuague (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 18 (no. 103), pp 95.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 27 07:41 (species record created: 2006 Jul 28 08:15)