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Scientific Name Hypostomus saramaccensis  Boeseman, 1968
Common Name
Type Locality Feddiprati (rapids), middle Saramacca River, Surinam
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 115mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Coastal drainages of Suriname
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers (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 Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 99, pp58, 78 [addendum], Pl. 2 (figs. 1-4).
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Last Update 2013 Jan 22 16:10 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 08:25)