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Scientific Name Parotocinclus jimi  Garavello, 1976
Common Name
Type Locality Rio do Peixe, small trib. of Rio de Contas, Fazenda Pedra Branca, Itagibá, Bahia, Brazil.
Pronunciation parr auto SINK luss - jim ee
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: Bahia, Brazil.
Bahia State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 22.0-25.0°C or 71.6-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Arq. Zool. (Sao Paulo)v. 28 (no. 4) - pp9 - Figs. 25-26
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Last Update 2007 Apr 11 09:29 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)