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Scientific Name Hemiancistrus punctulatus  Cardoso & Malabarba, 1999
Common Names Southern Blackspotted Pleco
Sydlig Sortplettet Sugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Rio dos Sinos, João Fernandes beach, Caraá, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, about 29°45'87''S, 50°25'68''W.
Etymology Greek, hemi = the half. While the Greek, agkistron = hook, is thought to be the root of the term ancistrus, hemiancistrus can be taken to mean that these species have a part (not exactly HALF) of the features of the genus Ancistrus, but not ALL of the features. 
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Size 190mm or 7.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Laguna dos Patos basin, Brazil.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Lagoa Mirim, Yaguaron (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 Unreported in captivity. In nature, reproduction occurs during Spring-Summer (October-February).
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Comunicações do Museu de Ciências da PUCRS, Série Zoologia v. 12, pp 152, Figs. 7-8.
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Last Update 2021 Feb 05 13:00 (species record created: 2013 Jan 13 19:40)