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Scientific NameOtocinclus hasemani  Steindachner, 1915
Common Name(s)Ohrgitter-Harnischwels (Germany)
Type LocalityRio Parnaiba basin, Engenhão de Agua, about 4°52'S, 43°10'W, Maranhão State, Brazil.
Pronunciationauto SINK luss
EtymologyGreek, 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.
SexingFemales are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
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DistributionSouth 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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ReferencesAnzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien v. 52 (no. 27), pp 348.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2014 Aug 18 03:44 (species record created: 2013 Sep 07 23:15)