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Scientific Name Otocinclus hasemani  Steindachner, 1915
Common Name Ohrgitter-Harnischwels (Germany)
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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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Anzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien v. 52 (no. 27), pp 348.
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Last Update 2014 Aug 18 03:44 (species record created: 2013 Sep 07 23:15)