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Scientific Name Parotocinclus pentakelis  Roxo, Messias & Silva, 2019
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Type Locality Rio Palmas, Rio Tocantins basin, Lavandeira municipality, Tocantins State, Brazil, 12°48'05"S, 46°28'38"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 4646 (no. 2), pp 347, Figs. 1-3a.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 08:28 (species record created: 2019 Sep 30 14:21)