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Scientific Name Hypostomus carvalhoi  (Miranda Ribeiro, 1937)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Granjeiro, Crato, Ceará, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus carvalhoi
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 142mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Jaguaribe River basin, Brazil
Ceará State Rivers, Jaguaribe (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 O Campo Rio de Janeiro No. 1, pp54.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 17 09:09 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:32)