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Scientific Name Hypostomus derbyi  (Haseman, 1911)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Iguaçu at Porto União da Victoria, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus derbyi
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 305mm or 12" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Redescribed in Gomez et al. (1990) from Argentina.
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Distribution South America: Iguaçu River and arroyo Uruga-í Creek basins, Paraguayan tributaries of the Paraná River.
La Plata, Paraná, Iguazu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Uruga-í (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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 Annals of the Carnegie Museum v. 7 (nos 3-4) (19), pp384, Pls. 79-81.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 19 07:28 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 12:42)