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Scientific Name Hypostomus roseopunctatus  Reis, Weber & Malabarba, 1990
Common Names Rose-spotted Pleco
Rosenplettet Sugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Rio Pelotas at road from Esmeralda to Anita Garibaldi, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. This specific epithet refers to its rose-coloured (roseus=rose-coloured, red) spots (punctatus=small spots).
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Size 233mm or 9.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: La Plata system: Uruguay basin.
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, MiriƱay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay, Pelotas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 97 (no. 3), pp 756, Figs. 2, 25-28.
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Last Update 2021 Feb 27 12:04 (species record created: 2004 Aug 11 00:00)