Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Hypoptopomatinae Right Arrow Otocinclus

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Scientific NameOtocinclus bororo  Schaefer, 1997
Common Name
Type LocalityBarra do Bugres, stream crossing road between Barra do Bugres and Cáceres, about 15°20'S, 57°12'W, Mato Grosso 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 31mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
SexingFemales are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
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DistributionSouth America: Upper Paraguay River basin.
La Plata, Paran√°, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesProceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148, pp 69, Fig. 43
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2014 Jan 09 16:43 (species record created: 2013 Nov 19 13:52)