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  • Hypostomus nematopterus
  • Hypostomus nematopterus
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Scientific Name Hypostomus nematopterus  Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1984
Common Name L060
Type Locality Alikene Creek, left bank tributary to Camopi River, Oyapock basin, French Guiana.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A brownish grey with dark medium sized spots all over its body and all fins.
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Distribution South America: Oyapock River basin. L-number from: Rio Oiapoque, Amapá, Brazil
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (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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References Bulletin Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam v. 10 (no. 2);
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Last Update 2008 Nov 26 02:11 (species record created: 2004 May 15 00:00)