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Scientific Name Hypostomus macrops  (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio das Velhas, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus macrops
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 280mm or 11" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Rio das Velhas [Brazil].
São Francisco, Das Velhas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 1 (pt 2), pp170.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 21 21:55 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 07:34)