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|Scientific Name||Parotocinclus bahiensis (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)|
|Type Locality||Rio Itapicuru, on Federal highway BR 407, 8 kilometers north of Senhor do Bonfim to Juazeiro, Bahia State, Brazil, 10°24'49''S, 40°11'01''W. (Catalog of Fishes, and presumably original description has coordinates transposed - the coordinates here show a place matching the textual description, rather than being out in the middle of the Atlantic).|
|Pronunciation||parr auto SINK luss|
|Etymology||Parotocinclus: Greek, para in the side of + greek, ous, otis = ear + Greek, kygklos, ou = a fish. bahiensis: Refers to the state of Bahia in Brazil where the fish was found.|
|Size||31mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The genus Parotocinclus can readily be distinguished from Otocinclus by the presence of an adipose fin in the former.|
|Distribution||South America: Bahia, Brazil.
Bahia State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Revista do Museu Paulista v. 10, pp 635 |
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|Last Update||2015 Oct 10 02:43 (species record created: 2013 Aug 28 13:26)|