Cat-eLog Right Loricariidae Right Hypoptopomatinae Right Parotocinclus

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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 30mm or 1.2" 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 Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Naturalia (São Paulo) v. 13, pp 118, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2020 Nov 08 02:51 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)