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Scientific Name Hypostomus annectens  (Regan, 1904)
Common Name
Type Locality St. Javier and Río Durango, northwestern Ecuador.
Synonym(s) Ancistrus annectens, Hemiancistrus annectens
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 280mm or 11" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Pacific coastal rivers of north-western Ecuador (Cayapas basin) and south-western Colombia (Patía basin).
Ecuador Pacific Coast Rivers, Cayapas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Pacific Rivers, Patia (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
Temperature 22.0-28.0°C or 71.6-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 3, no. 1), pp225, Pl. 11 (fig. 2)
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 12:36 (species record created: 2011 Jan 30 12:23)