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Scientific Name Parotocinclus fluminense  Roxo, Melo, Silva & Oliveira, 2017
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Type Locality Municipality of Casemiro de Abreu, rio Branco, tributary of rio São João, coastal drainage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22°27'04''S, 42°05'04''W.
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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Identification The genus Parotocinclus can readily be distinguished from Otocinclus by the presence of an adipose fin in the former.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa 4232 (no. 2), pp 261, Figs. 1, 2a.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 12 12:34 (species record created: 2017 Feb 16 15:05)