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Scientific Name Otocinclus mangaba  Lehmann A., Mayer & Reis, 2010
Common Name
Type Locality Igarapé 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.
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 28mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Females are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.
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Distribution Rio Madeira drainage, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia 2010 (no. 4), pp 635, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 14:06 (species record created: 2003 Jan 18 00:00)