|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Otocinclus batmani Lehmann A., 2006|
|Common Name||Batman Oto|
|Type Locality||Small tributary stream of Río Puré, Río Japurá draingae, upper Amazonas basin, 2°07'05''S, 69°37'50''W, Amazonas, Colombia.|
|Pronunciation||auto SINK luss|
|Etymology||Greek, ous, oto = ear + Latin, cinclus = latticework; in allusion to the holes of the head in the ears. From original description (see reference): "The name batmani, alludes to Bob Kane’s hero Batman of the comic adventures, which had a bat shape for his symbol, referring to the single W- or bat-shaped vertical spot on the caudal-fin."|
|Size||37mm or 1.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Females are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.|
|Distribution||South America: small stream tributary to the Río Puré in Colombia, and two creeks emptying into the Río Amazonas near Iquitos, Peru, in the upper Amazin River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Purus (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology, 4(4):379-383, 2006.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 28 17:00 (species record created: 2008 May 17 04:10)|