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Scientific Name Hypostomus papariae  (Fowler, 1941)
Common Name
Type Locality Lago Papary, Rio Grande doNorte [Brazil].
Synonym(s) Plecostomus plecostomus papariae
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 114mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Grande do Norte River basin, Brazil
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, North East Brazil Coastal Rivers, Rio Grande do Norte Waters (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 Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 93. pp145, Figs. 41-43.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 22 15:52 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 07:50)