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Scientific Name Hypostomus vaillanti  (Steindachner, 1877)
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Type Locality Rio Preto at Villa de Santa Rita, Bahia State, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 161mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Preto River basin of São Francisco River drainage.
São Francisco, Grande (Bahia), Preto (Bahia) (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 76 (1. Abth.), pp 225 [9]
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Last Update 2015 Nov 02 14:21 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 15:05)