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Scientific Name Hypostomus surinamensis  Boeseman, 1968
Common Name
Type Locality Suriname River near Brokopondo, Suriname.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 165mm or 6.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Suriname River basin, Suriname.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Suriname (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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References Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 99, pp61, 78 [addendum], Pls. 13 (figs. 1-4), 14 (1-2).
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Last Update 2015 Sep 05 04:22 (species record created: 2012 Jun 20 22:03)