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Scientific NameParotocinclus dani  Roxo, Silva & Oliveira, 2016
Common Name
Type LocalitySmall tributary of rio Peixoto de Azevedo, drainage of rio Teles Pires, rio Tapajós basin, municipality of Peixoto de Azevedo, Mato Gross State, Brazil, 10°23'10''S, 54°18'22''W.
Pronunciationparr auto SINK luss
EtymologyParotocinclus: Greek, para in the side of + greek, ous, otis = ear + Greek, kygklos, ou = a fish. 
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IdentificationThe genus Parotocinclus can readily be distinguished from Otocinclus by the presence of an adipose fin in the former.
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ReferencesZooKeys No. 634, pp 127, Figs. 1, 2a, 3.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Mar 12 12:34 (species record created: 2016 Nov 22 01:17)