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Scientific Name Hisonotus armatus  Carvalho, Lehmann A., Pereira & Reis, 2008
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Type Locality Pedro Osório, Arroio Arambaré, about 5 kilometers south of Vila Basílio, on road to Pedro Osório, 31°54'34"S, 53°01'39"W, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi sow note uss
Etymology (Greek)Isos=equal + (Greek)noton=back. The specfic name armatus is derived from the Latin 'arm' (weapon) and 'atus' (armed), in reference to the complete covering of odontodes on the anterior tip of the snout.
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Size 46mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Laguna dos Patos system in Brazil.

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia 2008 (no. 3), pp 510, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2020 Dec 30 00:52 (species record created: 2016 Jul 26 15:04)