Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Hypoptopomatinae Right Arrow Otothyris

Jump to next section Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific Name Otothyris rostrata  Garavello, Britski & Schaefer, 1998
Common Name
Type Locality Canal between lagoons Emboaba and Emboabinha, on highway between Osório and Tramandai, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil.
Etymology (Greek)Otis, ous=Ear + (Greek)thyra, thyris=a little door. 
Jump to next section Species Information
Size 31mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Jump to next section Habitat Information
Distribution Atlantic coast of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul states, Brazil and Uruguay.
Santa Catarina State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

Log in to view data on a map.
IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
Jump to next section Husbandry Information
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Jump to next section Further Information
Reference American Museum Novitates No. 3222, pp10, fig 4.
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There is no registered keeper.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is no record of this fish being seen.
More on Otothyris rostrata
Look up Look up Otothyris rostrata on
Look up Fishbase Look up Otothyris rostrata on Fishbase
Get or print a QR code for this species profile, or try our LFS label creator.
Hits 1499 hits.
Last Update 2013 Jan 26 22:06 (species record created: 2013 Jan 25 18:04)