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Scientific Name Hypostomus nematopterus  Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1984
Common Names L060, Thread Finned Pleco
Trådfinnet Sugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Alikene Creek, left bank tributary to Camopi River, Oyapock basin, French Guiana.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 107mm or 4.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A brownish grey with dark medium sized spots all over its body and all fins.
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Distribution South America: Oyapock River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (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 Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam v. 10 (no. 2), pp 9, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 13 13:39 (species record created: 2004 May 15 00:00)