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Hypoptopoma sternoptychum

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Siluriformes
Subfamily  Hypoptopomatinae
Higher classification  Nannoptopoma
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Loricariidae
Tribe  Hypoptopomatini
Rank  Species
Scientific name  Nannoptopoma sternoptychum
Similar  Catfish, Loricariidae, Hypoptopoma, Hypoptopoma inexspectatum

Hypoptopoma sternoptychum


Hypoptopoma sternoptychum is a species of catfish of the family Loricariidae.

Contents

This catfish reaches a maximum length of 3.3 centimetres (1.3 in) SL. It is demersal, being found in fresh water in the tropics.

Hypoptopoma sternoptychum is native to South America, occurring in tributaries from the upper and central Amazon River in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.

Threats

Hypoptopoma sternoptychum is harmless to humans.

References

Hypoptopoma sternoptychum Wikipedia


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