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Scientific NameOtocinclus arnoldi  Regan, 1909
Common Name
Type Locality''La Plata'' [?Rio de la Plata], South America.
Pronunciationauto SINK luss
EtymologyGreek, ous, oto = ear + Latin, cinclus = latticework; in allusion to the holes of the head in the ears. 
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SexingFemales are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
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Distribution
La Plata (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesAnnals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 3 (no. 14), pp 234.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 May 02 14:31 (species record created: 2017 May 01 07:19)