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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)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Middle Paraná, Bermejo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Pilcomayo, Upper Pilcomayo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay, Cuiabá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay, Cuiabá, Manso (Mato Grosso) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
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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)