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Scientific NameOtocinclus juruenae  Ribeiro & Lehmann, 2016
Common Name
Type LocalityBridge 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.
Pronunciationauto SINK luss
EtymologyGreek, 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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SexingFemales are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
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ReferencesZootaxa 4147 (no. 3), pp 241, Figs. 1, 3.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Mar 12 12:33 (species record created: 2016 Aug 04 22:24)