|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypoptopoma cf. guianense|
|Pronunciation||hi POP toe po mah|
|Etymology||Hypoptopoma is derived from hypos (low position, below). piptein (depressed). poma (cheek)|
|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.
Has a horizontal black stripe in the middle of the caudal fin. Can be very spotted when young, becoming more uniformly coloured with age and acclimatisation. The thickness of the caudal peduncle is not as thin as in Oxyropsis but also is not a thick as many other species of Hypoptopoma.
|Distribution||This species is sporadically exported from Iquitos, Peru.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2015 Jul 25 12:30 (species record created: 2011 Aug 20 13:21)|