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Scientific Name Hypophthalmus oremaculatus  Nani & Fuster de Plaza, 1947
Common Name
Type Locality Puerto Gaboto, Rio Paraná, Sante Fe Province, Argentina, 32°25'58"S, 60°48'33"W.
Pronunciation hi pop thal muss
Etymology (Greek)Hypo=Under + (Greek)opthalmos=eye. 
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Sexing Unknown.
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Distribution Paraná River basin: Argentina and Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná (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 the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Comunicaciones del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" Buenos Aires, Ciencias Zoológicas No. 2, pp3, Figs. 2-3.
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Last Update 2020 Jul 25 11:39 (species record created: 2013 Feb 08 12:10)