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Scientific Name Otocinclus xakriaba  Schaefer, 1997
Common Names Mutas Oto
Mutas-dværgsugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Rio Pau de Colher, on road between Guanambi and Mutas, 14°12'48''S, 42°49'29''W, rio São Francisco basin, Bahia, 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 31mm or 1.2" 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: São Francisco River drainage.
São Francisco (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 Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148, pp 79, Figs. 48, 49a
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Last Update 2023 Aug 12 02:44 (species record created: 2013 Nov 19 13:54)