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Scientific NameHypostomus jaguar  Zanata, Sardeiro & Sawadzki, 2013
Common NameJaguar Pleco
Type LocalityBahia, Iaçu, rio Paraguaçu at Fazenda Os Touros, 18 km from Iaçu, 12°42'10.6''S, 40°07'47''W, elevation 143 meters, Brazil.
Pronunciationhi POSS tow muss
EtymologyGreek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
Jump to next section Habitat Information
DistributionSouth America: Rio Paraguaçu basin in Bahia State, Brazil.
Bahia State Rivers, Paraguaçu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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Jump to next section Further Information
ReferencesNeotropical Ichthyology v. 11 (no. 2), pp 248, Figs. 1-2.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2015 Nov 02 14:20 (species record created: 2013 Jun 29 16:13)