|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus soniae Carvalho & Weber, 2005|
|Common Names||L137, Blue Eyed Red Fin Pleco|
|Type Locality||Temporary pools on riversides of Rio Tapajós, between Vila Nova and Urua, Pará, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||hi POSS tow muss - SONN ee ae|
|Etymology||Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth.|
|Size||300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Has blue eyes. Would be one of those species previously placed in Cochliodon and now included in the larger genus, Hypostomus as a member of the Hypostomus Cochliodon group. All these species have higher backs than other conspecifics and spoon shaped teeth (like Panaque).|
|Distribution||Rio Tapajos between Pimental and Itaituba
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||24.0-28.0°C or 75.2-82.4°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Rev. Suisse Zool. 965 Figs. 3, 4, 8|
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|Last Update||2017 Apr 16 00:33 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)|