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|Scientific Name||Hypoptopoma gulare Cope, 1878|
|Common Name||Giant Otocinclus|
|Type Locality||Loreto, Río Marañón, Peruvian Amazon, Peru.|
|Synonym(s)||Hypoptopoma joberti, Otocinclus joberti|
|Pronunciation||hi POP toe po mah|
|Etymology||Hypoptopoma is derived from hypos (low position, below). piptein (depressed). poma (cheek)|
|Size||105mm or 4.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|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.|
|Distribution||South America: Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, Lower Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, Upper Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society v. 17 (no. 101), pp 679.|
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|Last Update||2022 Sep 18 15:36 (species record created: 2010 Aug 20 10:55)|