Hypopygus lepturus

The Hypopygus lepturus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

family contains the smallest gymnotiform, Hypopygus lepturus, which reaches a maximum of 9 centimetres (3.5 in) TL. The largest species in this family reaches only 35 centimetres (14 in) in Brachyhypopomus brevirostris. More

strigata, Hypopygus lepturus, several species of the genus Hyphessobrycon, Bryconops melanurus, Bryconops sp., Jobertina lateralis, Poecilobrycon harrisoni and Acanthodoras spinosissimus. More

Common names

Alapo in Carib
Alapo in Galibi
Anguilita in Spanish (español)
Asapalipi in Carib
Asapalipi in Galibi
Bloblo in Creole, French
Bloblo in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Booboo in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Booboo in Djuka
Itui in Portuguese (Português)
Kwaliminen in South American Indian (Other)
Kwaliminen in Wayana
Molokisi in Oyampi
Molokisi in South American Indian (Other)
Poisson sabe in Creole, French
Poisson sabe in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Poisson-couteau in French (français)
Poson-sab in Creole, French
Poson-sab in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Pounoup in Palicur
Saprapi in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Saprapi in Saramaccan
Tuvira in Portuguese (Português)
下臀电鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
下臀電鰻 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Gymnotiformes
Family : Hypopomidae
Genus : Hypopygus
Species : Hypopygus lepturus
Authority : Hoedeman, 1962