|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypophthalmus marginatus Valenciennes, 1840|
|Type Locality||Cayenne, French Guiana; Suriname.|
|Pronunciation||hi pop thal muss - mar gin ah tuss.|
|Etymology||(Greek)Hypo=Under + (Greek)opthalmos=eye.|
|Size||470mm or 18.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Deeply forked caudal fin with usually with black tips. Barbels are grey to black (versus white).|
|Distribution||Amazon and Orinoco River basins and major rivers of French Guiana and Suriname: Brazil, French Guiana, Peru and Suriname.
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15, pp225, Pl. 439.|
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|Last Update||2015 Oct 25 08:50 (species record created: 2013 Feb 08 12:10)|