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Scientific Name Hypostomus sp. (L054)  , 1990
Common Names L054, Piratuba Pleco
Piratuba-pukkelsugemalle (Denmark)
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Basic body colouration is slate grey lightening to a dull yellow in the belly region. Medium sized black spots adorn the body and fins except the head and pectoral fins which are covered in smaller black spots.
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Distribution Rio Araguari, Amapá, Brazil.
Amapa State Waters, Araguari (Amapa) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference DATZ 2/1990, pp 115-118.
Aqualog shows a species of Ancistrus with a only remotely similar colouration as the original Hypostomus sp.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 13 13:27 (species record created: 2004 May 11 00:00)