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  • Parotocinclus haroldoi
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Scientific Name Parotocinclus haroldoi  Garavello, 1988
Common Name Dwarf Pleco
Type Locality Córrego do Otaviano, Poço do Sanharó, Riacho Sanharó, Piauí, Brazil.
Pronunciation parr auto SINK luss
Etymology Parotocinclus: Greek, para in the side of + greek, ous, otis = ear + Greek, kygklos, ou = a fish. 
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Size 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification The genus Parotocinclus can readily be distinguished from Otocinclus by the presence of an adipose fin in the former.
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Distribution South America: Piauí, Brazil.
Piauí Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Naturalia (Sao Paulo)v. 13 - pp118 - Fig. 1
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Last Update 2011 Nov 06 08:14 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)