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Scientific Name Hypostomus brevicauda  (Günther, 1864)
Common Name
Type Locality Bahia, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus brevicauda
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 193mm or 7.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: eastern Brazilian coastal drainage.
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, Coastal Rivers of Brazil (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5, pp235.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 19 10:23 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 12:24)