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Scientific Name Hypostomus fluviatilis  (Schubart, 1964)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Mogi Guaçu basin, Brazil.
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 South America: Grande River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Grande (Parana basin) (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 Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, Zoologia, Nova Série No. 251, pp 7, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 19 04:55 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 13:10)