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Scientific Name Hypostomus coppenamensis  Boeseman, 1969
Common Names Blackspotted Suriname Pleco
Sortplettet Surinam-sugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Left Coppename River, Suriname, 3°54'N, 56°46'W.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 125mm or 4.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper Coppename River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Coppename, Upper Coppename (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 Beaufortia v. 16 (no. 215), pp120, Fig. 3.
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Last Update 2022 Apr 27 01:35 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 12:37)