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  • Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
  • Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
  • Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
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Scientific NameHypoptopoma sp. (3)   
Common Name(s)Flat Head Dwarf Sucker
Pronunciationhi POP toe po mah
EtymologyHypoptopoma is derived from hypos (low position, below). piptein (depressed). poma (cheek) 
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IdentificationHypoptopoma are small(ish) loricariids with a stocky body with a wide, flattened, head with the eyes on the side of the head and a concave profile, with a normal (not extremely thin) tail.
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Registered Keepers(1) Leon (k: 3), (2) Gertbl (k: 3).

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Breeding Reports(1) Gertbl (b: 7).
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Last Update-1 Nov 30 00:00 (species record created: 2001 May 18 00:00)