|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Otocinclus huaorani Schaefer, 1997|
|Common Name||Huarani Otocinclus|
|Type Locality||Tributary to Río San Miguel (kilometer 50, 4.5 kilometers south of Tipischca), about 0°10'N, 76°13'W, Río Amazonas/Napo basin, Napo, Ecuador.|
|Pronunciation||auto SINK luss|
|Etymology||Greek, ous, oto = ear + Latin, cinclus = latticework; in allusion to the holes of the head in the ears. The specific epithet is based on the Huaorani people who are native to the Upper Napo River area in Ecuador.|
|Size||32mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Females are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.|
|Distribution||South America: western upper Amazon and Orinoco River basins.
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|Temperature||26.0-30.0°C or 78.8-86°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.v. 148 - pp74 - Fig. 46|
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|Last Update||2014 Jun 09 09:30 (species record created: 2001 Apr 25 00:00)|