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Scientific Name Hypostomus roseopunctatus  Reis, Weber & Malabarba, 1990
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Pelotas at road from Esmeralda to Anita Garibaldi, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. This specific epithet refers to its rose-coloured (roseus=rose-coloured, red) spots (punctatus=small spots).
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Size 233mm or 9.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: La Plata system: Uruguay basin.
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 97 (no. 3), pp 756, Figs. 2, 25-28.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 05 03:27 (species record created: 2004 Aug 11 00:00)