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  • Hisonotus notatus
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Scientific Name Hisonotus notatus  Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
Common Name Black Otocinclus
Type Locality Brazil. [CLOFFSCA adds "Stated: Sanda Cruz and Juiz de Fora"]
Synonym(s) Microlepidogaster notatus, Otocinclus notatus
Pronunciation hi sow note uss - no tat uss
Etymology (Greek)Isos=equal + (Greek)noton=back. 
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Size 32mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Southeastern Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Minas Gerais State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Espirito Santo State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Sao Paulo State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Macaé (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.5 - 7.5
Temperature 22.0-24.0°C or 71.6-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH 20.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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References Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (Ser. 2)v. 2 - pp41
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Last Update 2006 Nov 11 05:58 (species record created: 2006 Nov 11 05:58)