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Scientific Name Hypostomus unae  (Steindachner, 1878)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Una, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 171mm or 6.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Una River basin in Bahia, Brazil.
Bahia State Rivers, Una (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2007.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 77 (1. Abth.), pp 383 [5]
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Last Update 2013 Sep 17 22:07 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 15:04)