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Scientific Name Otocinclus juruenae  Ribeiro & Lehmann, 2016
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Type Locality Bridge over Rio São João da Barra, Juara, Rio Juruena drainage, Tapajos basin, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 10°18'46.0''S, 57°38'44.0''W.
Pronunciation auto SINK luss
Etymology Greek, ous, oto = ear + Latin, cinclus = latticework; in allusion to the holes of the head in the ears. Named after the Rio Juruena, a right bank tributary of the Rio Tapajós basin where the type material was collected.
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Sexing Females are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zootaxa 4147 (no. 3), pp 241, Figs. 1, 3.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 12 12:33 (species record created: 2016 Aug 04 22:24)