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Scientific Name Hypostomus asperatus  Castelnau, 1855
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Type Locality Rio Araguay, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 229mm or 9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Tocantins River basin, Brazil
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Reference Animaux nouveaux or rares v. 2, pp 41, Pl. 20 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:27 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 12:18)