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Scientific Name Hypostomus paranensis  Weyenbergh, 1877
Common Name
Type Locality Lakes along Río Paraná near Santa Fe, Argentina.
Synonym(s) Hypostomus cordovae, Plecostomus cordovae
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss - cor doe vay
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 181mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Bermejo, Dulce, Uno, Secundo, and middle Paraná River basins.
(Rio Uno and Rio Secundo are interpreted as Rio Primero and Rio Segundo in the Cordoba area of Argentina, Rio Primero is listed as a occurrence in Fishbase).
La Plata, Paraná, Middle 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)
Mar Chiquita, Dulce (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mar Chiquita, Segundo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mar Chiquita, Primero (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.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias Exactas, Buenos Aires. v. 3 (no. 1), pp 9.
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Last Update 2020 Aug 14 03:29 (species record created: 2005 Mar 05 00:00)