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Scientific Name Hypostomus fonchii  Weber & Montoya-Burgos, 2002
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Type Locality Peru: Ucayali: Quebrada John,lower part, near mouth in the Rio Pauya, in shallow water with emerging rocks, 06°36'7.0''S/75°56'26.3''W(GPS), alt. 360 m., Rio Cushabatay drainage, Rio Ucayali basin
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 Cushabatay River basin, Peru
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Huallaga, Cushabatay (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 Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 109 (no. 2), pp357, Figs. 2-3
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Last Update 2014 Aug 18 03:47 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 13:12)