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Scientific Name Hypoptopoma sp. (2)   
Common Name Flat Head Dwarf Sucker
Pronunciation hi POP toe po mah
Etymology Hypoptopoma is derived from hypos (low position, below). piptein (depressed). poma (cheek) 
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Identification Hypoptopoma are small(ish) loricariids with a stocky body with a wide, flattened, head with the eyes on the side of the head and a concave profile, with a normal (not extremely thin) tail.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Registered Keepers There is no registered keeper.
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Last Update 2006 Mar 15 00:00 (species record created: 2006 Nov 11 02:25)