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Scientific Name Hypostomus microstomus  Weber, 1987
Common Name
Type Locality Système du río Paraná, río Alto-Paraná,Paraguay, dpt Itapua, 15 km SE Encarnacion, Campichuelo, 27°26'S (Sud), 55°45'W (Ouest),
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 240mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Middle Paraná River basin
La Plata, Paraná, Middle Paraná (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 Archives des Sciences (Geneva) v. 40 (no. 3), pp275, Figs. 2-3, 7a.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 22 15:36 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 07:37)