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Scientific Name Parotocinclus cearensis  Garavello, 1977
Common Name
Type Locality Cachoeira do Gusmao, Ipu, Ceará State, Brazil.
Pronunciation parr auto SINK luss
Etymology Parotocinclus: Greek, para in the side of + greek, ous, otis = ear + Greek, kygklos, ou = a fish. 
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Size 50mm or 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.
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Distribution South America: Ceará, Brazil.
Ceará State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Arquivos de Zoologia (São Paulo) v. 28 (no. 4), pp 14, Figs. 19-20
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 10:59 (species record created: 2013 Aug 28 13:27)