Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Hypostominae Right Arrow Hypostomus

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Scientific Name Hypostomus nickeriensis  Boeseman, 1969
Common Name
Type Locality Stondansie Falls, Nickerie River, Surinam.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 170mm or 6.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Nickerie River basin, Suriname
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Nickerie, Upper Nickerie (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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Reference Beaufortia v. 16 (no. 215), pp125, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 22 15:50 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 07:43)