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Scientific NameHypostomus sp. (L192)   
Common NameL192
Pronunciationhi POSS tow muss
EtymologyGreek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationA nondescript, greyish species with medium sized dark grey spots on body and all fins.
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DistributionVenezuela: This particular l-number was from the Rios Guarico and Orituco (NOT Oribuco as it is misspelled in Aqualog),
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Apure, Guarico (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Apure, Guarico, Orituco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesDATZ 12/1994, pp 755-756.
The drawing in Aqualog roughly matches DATZ. The aqualog sticker supplement shows L093 (=L153 & L195).
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2013 Jul 15 11:40 (species record created: 2006 Dec 10 09:28)