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Scientific Name Hypostomus macrophthalmus  Boeseman, 1968
Common Name
Type Locality Sipaliwini River,near air strip, Surinam.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 79mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Sipaliwini River basin, Suriname
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Corintijns, Sipaliwini (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 Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 99, pp56, Pl. 10 (figs. 1-4)
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Last Update 2013 Jan 21 21:46 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 07:32)