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Scientific Name Hypostomus scabriceps  (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)
Common Name
Type Locality São Matheos, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus commersonii scabriceps
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution São Mateus River basin, Brazil
Espirito Santo State Rivers, São Mateus (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 California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 1 (pt 2), pp168.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:32 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 08:27)