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  • Hisonotus notopagos
  • Hisonotus notopagos
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Scientific Name Hisonotus notopagos  Carvalho & Reis, 2011
Common Name
Type Locality Lavras do Sul, small creek tributary of arroio das Lavras on road from Lavras do Sul to Bagé, rio Camaquã drainage, 30°50'18''S, 53°55'43''W, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi sow note uss
Etymology (Greek)Isos=equal + (Greek)noton=back. The specific epithet, notopagos, from the Greek notos meaning South; and pagos meaning hills. In allusion to the hilly terrains on the southernmost portions of the Brazilian shield, from where this species is endemic.
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Size 52mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Headwaters of Rio Camaquã drainage, Laguna dos Patos system, southern Brazil.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos, Camaquã (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Neotropical Ichthyology v. 9 (no. 1)
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Last Update 2013 Jan 14 06:54 (species record created: 2011 Jul 14 15:30)