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  • Hypostomus sp. (L077)
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Scientific Name Hypostomus sp. (L077)   
Common Names L077, Rusty Pleco
Bruno Pleco, Violet Pleco
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Previously placed in Cochliodon and now included in the larger genus, Hypostomus as a member of the Hypostomus Cochliodon group. All these species have higher backs than other conspecifics and spoon shaped teeth (like Panaque). See link below.
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Distribution South America: Rio Parnaiba
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2013 Jul 19 14:10 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)