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Scientific Name Hypostomus fonchii  Weber & Montoya-Burgos, 2002
Common Name
Type Locality Lower part near mouth of Río Pauya, 6°36'7.0"S, 75°56'26.3"W, Quebrada John, Ucayali, Peru, elevation 360 meters.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 141mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Cushabatay River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Huallaga, Cushabatay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 109 (no. 2), pp357, Figs. 2-3
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Last Update 2020 Oct 19 04:55 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 13:12)