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Scientific Name Hypostomus fluviatilis  (Schubart, 1964)
Common Name
Type Locality Corrego da Lazica, perto de Ouro Fino (MG);CachoeXra do Espraiado, no alto Mogi Guaçu, acima do Soledade, Ouro Fino (MG); Alto Mogi Guaçu, 5 kmjusante de Inconfidentes (mun. Ouro Fino, MG)
Synonym(s) Plecostomus fluviatilis
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 165mm or 6.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Grande River basin, Brazil
La Plata, Paraná, Grande (Parana basin) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, Zoologia, Nova Série No. 251
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Last Update 2013 Jan 21 21:15 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 13:10)