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Scientific Name Otocinclus hoppei  Miranda Ribeiro, 1939
Common Names Hoppe's Otocinclus
Belem-dværgsugemalle (Denmark), Ohrgitter-Harnischwels (Germany)
Type Locality Amazon River at Belém, Pará State, Brazil.
Pronunciation auto SINK luss
Etymology Greek, ous, oto = ear + Latin, cinclus = latticework; in allusion to the holes of the head in the ears. 
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Size 33mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Females are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 24.0-28.0°C or 75.2-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Boletim Biológico, São Paulo (Nova Série) v. 4 (no. 3), pp 359.
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Last Update 2023 Aug 11 23:55 (species record created: 2001 Sep 25 00:00)