|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus kopeyaka Carvalho, Lima & Zawadzki, 2010|
|Type Locality||Rio Tiquié, Serra do Mucura village, 0°10'N, 69°07'W, State of Amazonas, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||hi POSS tow muss|
|Etymology||Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. The specific epithet is after its common name among the Tuyuka and Tukano indians, kope yaka, or kope ya'ka, meaning ''pleco from the holes'', an allusion to the fact that, according to the Indians, the fishes spend most of their time hiding in holes in the river banks.|
|Size||175mm or 6.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Brazil, rio Tiquié basin, a tributary of the rio Uaupés, upper rio Negro drainage.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro, Uaupes, Tiquié (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 8 (no. 1), pp 40, Figs. 1-2.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 25 13:04 (species record created: 2010 Jul 08 08:33)|