Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Hypoptopomatinae Right Arrow Otocinclus

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Scientific NameOtocinclus mangaba  Lehmann A., Mayer & Reis , 2010
Common Name(s)
Type LocalityIgarapé do Vinte e Dois at Recanto do Sanari, ca. 20 km west of Humaitá toward Lábrea, 7°35'36''S. 63°10'27''W, Rio Madeira drainage, Humaitá, Amazonas, Brazil.
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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Size 28mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
SexingFemales are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
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DistributionRio Madeira drainage, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesCopeia 2010 (no. 4)
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2013 Jan 26 16:03 (species record created: 2003 Jan 18 00:00)