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Scientific Name Hypostomus robinii  Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840
Common Name Trinidad Pleco
Type Locality Trinidad I., West Indies.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 160mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Other Parameters Inhabits clear fast flowing streams.
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Feeding Feeds on periphyton.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Hist. Nat. Poiss.v. 15 - pp501
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Last Update 2006 Jul 28 08:49 (species record created: 2005 Mar 05 00:00)