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Hypoptopoma brevirostratum Aquino & Schaefer, 2010

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Loricariidae (Armored catfishes) > Hypoptopomatinae
Etymology: Hypoptopoma: Greek, hypo = under + Greek, optoma, opsomai = to look at, to watch + Greek, poma = cover, operculum (Ref. 45335);  brevirostratum: Name from Latin 'brevis' for short and 'rostrum' for snout, referring to its short head.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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South America: tributaries of Río Amazonas between confluence of Ucayali-Marañon rivers and Manaus.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84367)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Vertebrae: 27. This species is distinguished from all congeners except H. muzuspi by having preopercle constricted medially (vs. no constriction); canal in preopercle present, semicircular, located posterior to the preopercle constriction (vs. canal absent from preopercle). It differs from H. muzuspi by its wider body, cleithral width 23.7-27.0 (25.7) (vs. 19.1-23.5 (22.2)), a deeper caudal peduncle, caudal-peduncle depth 6.4-9.1 (7.7) (vs. 5.2-6.7 (5.8)), and a larger eye, horizontal eye diameter 19.8-23.3 (21.7) (vs. 13.6-20.7 (18.4)) (Ref. 84367).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Fisch-Muller, Sonia | Collaborators

Aquino, A.E. and S.A. Schaefer, 2010. Systematics of the genus Hypoptopoma Günther, 1868 (Siluriformes, Loricariidae). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 336:1-110. (Ref. 84367)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00550 (0.00228 - 0.01325), b=3.11 (2.90 - 3.32), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.1   ±0.1 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .