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Scientific Name Hypoptopoma incognitum  Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
Common Name
Type Locality Río Itenez, opposite to Costa Marques, Beni, Bolivia.
Pronunciation hi POP toe po mah
Etymology Hypoptopoma is derived from hypos (low position, below). piptein (depressed). poma (cheek) 
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Size 95mm or 3.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Hypoptopoma are small(ish) loricariids with a stocky body with a wide, flattened, head with the eyes on the side of the head and a concave profile, with a normal (not extremely thin) tail.
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Distribution South America: across the central and lower Rio Amazonas basin; including Rio Tocantins basin. It is the only species known for northeastern coastal rivers.
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, North East Brazil Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Nhamundá (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.
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Reference Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History No. 336, pp 70, Fig. 36.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 02:30 (species record created: 2009 Mar 02 15:10)