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Scientific Name Hypostomus francisci  (Lütken, 1874)
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Type Locality Rio São Francisco, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus francisci
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 360mm or 14.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper São Francisco River basin.
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco, Pará (Minas Gerais), Itapecerica (click on these areas to find other species found there)
São Francisco, Middle São Francisco, Das Velhas, Upper Das Velhas (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 Oversigt over det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger og dets Medlemmers Arbeider (Kjøbenhavn) 1874 (no. 1), pp30 [2]
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Last Update 2020 Oct 19 04:54 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:35)