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  • Hypostomus uruguayensis
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Scientific Name Hypostomus uruguayensis  Reis, Weber & Malabarba, 1990
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Uruguay at "Rancho da Amizade," São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. The species name refers to the river in which the type specimen was collected
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Size 260mm or 10.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Uruguay River basin.
La Plata, Uruguay (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 Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 97 (no. 3), pp 760, Figs. 1, 29-31.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 05 03:27 (species record created: 2006 Aug 18 09:35)