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Scientific Name Parotocinclus adamanteus  Pereira, A. Santos, de Pinna & Reis, 2019
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Type Locality Rio Roncador, tributary to Rio Sa?o José at Cachoeira Sonrisal, Roncador Farm on road from Lençóis to Andaraí, Rio Paraguaçu basin, 12°42'05"S, 41°21'40"W, elevation 389 meters.
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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia v. 107 (no. 4), pp 598, Figs. 1-5.
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Last Update 2020 Jul 31 08:41 (species record created: 2019 Nov 05 13:25)