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Scientific Name Hypostomus brevis  (Nichols, 1919)
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Type Locality Estado de São Paulo, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus brevis
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 74mm or 2.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Paraná River basin or eastern Brazilian coastal drainage; known only from holotype.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revista do Museu Paulista v. 11, 413 [5], 423 [5].
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:27 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 12:25)