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Scientific Name Hypostomus johnii  (Steindachner, 1877)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Poti, rio Parnaíba basin, municipality of Teresina, Piauí, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus johnii
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 113mm or 4.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Parnaíba and São Francisco River basins.
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)
São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 74 (1. Abth.), pp691 [133].
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Last Update 2020 Oct 19 04:53 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:50)