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Scientific Name Hypostomus occidentalis  Boeseman, 1968
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Type Locality Suriname River near Brokopondo, Suriname.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 146mm or 5.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Suriname River basin, Suriname.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Suriname (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, pp47, Pl. 6 (figs. 1-4).
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Last Update 2013 Jan 22 15:52 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 07:47)