Cat-eLog Right Loricariidae Right Hypostominae Right Hypostomus

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Scientific Name Hypostomus weberi  Carvalho, Lima & Zawadzki, 2010
Common Names L167, Webers Pleco
Webers Sugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Rio Negro, 0°58'S, 62°57'W, Barcelos, Amazonas, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. The specific epithet weberi, is after Claude Weber, from the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Génève, for his contributions to the knowledge of the genus Hypostomus.
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Middle Negro (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 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 8 (no. 1), pp 44, Fig. 3
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Last Update 2022 Jan 19 09:21 (species record created: 2006 Aug 02 00:00)