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Scientific Name Hypostomus lima  (Lütken, 1874)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio das Velhas, Ribeirao do Mato and Lagoa Santa, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus lima
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 94mm or 3.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: São Francisco River basin.
São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
São Francisco, Middle São Francisco, Das Velhas, Upper Das Velhas (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 Oversigt over det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger og dets Medlemmers Arbeider (Kjøbenhavn) 1874 (no. 1), pp29 [1].
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 15:38 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:58)