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  • Hypostomus borellii
  • Hypostomus borellii
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Scientific Name Hypostomus borellii  (Boulenger, 1897)
Common Name
Type Locality Mission de San Fancisco [Pilcomayo River, Bolivia]
Synonym(s) Plecostomus borellii
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 161mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper and middle Pilcomayo River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Pilcomayo, Upper Pilcomayo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Pilcomayo, Middle Pilcomayo (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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References Bollettino dei Musei di Zoologia ed Anatomia Comparata della R. Università di Torino v. 12 (no. 279), pp 2.
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Last Update 2014 Jun 18 19:56 (species record created: 2006 Mar 24 00:00)