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Scientific Name Hypostomus pusarum  (Starks, 1913)
Common Name
Type Locality Ceará, Mirim, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus pusarum
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 203mm or 8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Coastal drainages of northern Brazil
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, North East Brazil Coastal Rivers (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 Leland Stanford Jr. University Publications, University Series, pp36, Pl. 6.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:32 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 08:20)