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Scientific Name Parotocinclus cesarpintoi  Miranda Ribeiro, 1939
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Paraíba, at Quebrângulo, Alagôas, 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 40mm or 1.6" 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: Paraíba do Sul River basin.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Boletím Biológico, São Paulo (Nova Série) v. 4 (no. 3), pp 364, Fig.
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Last Update 2014 Jan 09 11:02 (species record created: 2013 Aug 28 13:28)