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Scientific Name Otocinclus hasemani  Steindachner, 1915
Common Names Parnaiba Oto
Ohrgitter-Harnischwels (Germany), Parnaiba-dværgsugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Rio Parnaiba basin, Engenhão de Agua, about 4°52'S, 43°10'W, Maranhão State, Brazil.
Pronunciation auto SINK luss
Etymology Greek, ous, oto = ear + Latin, cinclus = latticework; in allusion to the holes of the head in the ears. 
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Size 27mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Females are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
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Distribution South America: Tocantins and Parnaíba River basins.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 52 (no. 27), pp 348.
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Last Update 2023 Aug 11 23:53 (species record created: 2013 Sep 07 23:15)