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Scientific Name Hypostomus ternetzi  (Boulenger, 1895)
Common Name
Type Locality Paraguay.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 175mm or 6.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Middle Paraná, Paraguay, and Uruguay River basins.
La Plata, Paraná, Middle Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay (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 Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1895 (pt 3), pp 525
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Last Update 2013 Sep 17 22:07 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 15:04)