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  • Hypostomus auroguttatus
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Scientific Name Hypostomus auroguttatus  Kner, 1854
Common Name LDA035
Type Locality Locality unknown.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus luetkeni
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 255mm or 10" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Paraíba do Sul River basin.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Paraíba do Sul (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Furniture Found in big and rapid waters with rocky bottom.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wien v. 7 269 [19] Pl. 2 (fig. 3)
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Last Update 2006 Aug 04 09:21 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 05:16)