All FishesLoricariidaeHypostominae ⇒ The genus Hypostomus

Hop to next section Summary of Hypostomus
Pronounced hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth.
Size Smallest 35mm, largest 690mm, average 234mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 209 "species" in the database
Keepers 56 species (26%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Hop to next section Most Kept Species
1. Hypostomus soniae (20.75%)
2. Hypostomus plecostomus (17.79%)
3. Hypostomus punctatus (12.67%)
4. Hypostomus cochliodon (7.55%)
5. Hypostomus sp. (L077) (6.2%)
6. Hypostomus sp. (L229) (2.7%)
7. Hypostomus sp. (L231) (2.43%)
8. Hypostomus sp. (9) (1.89%)
9. Hypostomus regani (1.89%)
10. Hypostomus sp. (L360) (1.89%)
11. Hypostomus luteus (1.62%)

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