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Hisonotus laevior  Cope, 1894

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Loricariidae (Armored catfishes) > Hypoptopomatinae
Etymology: Hisonotus: Greek, isos = equal + Greek, noton = back (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Cope.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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South America: Laguna dos Patos system in Brazil from southernmost tributaries of the laguna Mirim and canal São Gonçalo drainage to the tributaries of the northern rio Jacuí basin. Absent in the headwaters of the rio Jacuí basin.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 111122)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in slow to median flowing watercourses, with clear to brown waters running over a sandy bottom and occurs in marginal or submerged aquatic vegetation (Ref. 86691).

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

Carvalho, T.P. and R.E. Reis, 2011. Taxonomic review of Hisonotus Eigenmann & Eigenmann (Siluriformes: Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae) from the laguna dos Patos system, southern Brazil. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 9(1):1-48. (Ref. 86691)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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