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Scientific Name Hypostomus aspilogaster  (Cope, 1894)
Common Names Jacuhy Pleco
Jacuhy-sugemalle
Type Locality Rio Jacuhy, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus aspilogaster
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 265mm or 10.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Redescribed by Reis et al. (1990: 733).
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Distribution Uruguay River basin and Laguna dos Patos drainage, Brazil
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society v. 33, pp 100, Pl. 7 [8] (figs. 14, 14a).
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Last Update 2021 Feb 24 11:10 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 12:19)