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  • Hypostomus myersi
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Scientific Name Hypostomus myersi  (Gosline, 1947)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Iguaçu at Porto União, Paraná, southern Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus myersi
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 207mm or 8.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Redescribed in Gomez et al. (1990) from Argentina.
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Distribution Iguaçu River and Uruga-í Creek basins, Brazil (Weber, 2003); Argentina (Gomez et al., 1990).
La Plata, Paraná, Iguazu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Uruga-í (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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Reference Arquivos do Museu Nacional de Rio de Janeiro v. 41, pp116, Pl. 5 (figs. 9-10).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:31 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 07:39)