Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Hypoptopomatinae Right Arrow The genus Otocinclus

 
Down arrow Summary of Otocinclus
Pronounced auto SINK luss
Etymology Greek, ous, oto = ear + Latin, cinclus = latticework; in allusion to the holes of the head in the ears.
Sexing Females are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
Size Smallest 24mm, largest 55mm, average 34mm, most commonly 32mm. All SL.
Species There are 22 "species" in the database
Keepers 17 species (77%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Otocinclus vittatus (38.86%)
2. Otocinclus macrospilus (10.89%)
3. Otocinclus cocama (8.78%)
4. Otocinclus affinis (8.46%)
5. Otocinclus vestitus (7.64%)
6. Otocinclus huaorani (6.83%)
7. Otocinclus mariae (6.34%)
8. Otocinclus hoppei (5.2%)
9. Otocinclus sp. (1) (3.58%)
10. Otocinclus flexilis (0.98%)
11. Otocinclus mimulus (0.65%)
 
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Down arrow Distribution of selected Otocinclus species
 

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