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Scientific Name Hypostomus atropinnis  (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890)
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Type Locality Goiás State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus lima atropinnis
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 210mm or 8.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Lower Amazonas system: Tocantins basin: Araguaya drainage.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Occasional Papers California Academy of Sciences No. 1, pp410.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 19 10:35 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 12:21)