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Scientific Name Hypostomus jaguar  Zanata, Sardeiro & Sawadzki, 2013
Common Name Jaguar Pleco
Type Locality Bahia, Iaçu, rio Paraguaçu at Fazenda Os Touros, 18 km from Iaçu, 12°42'10.6''S, 40°07'47''W, elevation 143 meters, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
Jump to next section Habitat Information
Distribution South 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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 11 (no. 2), pp 248, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2015 Nov 02 14:20 (species record created: 2013 Jun 29 16:13)