|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Otocinclus huaorani Schaefer, 1997|
|Common Name||Huarani Otocinclus|
|Type Locality||Tributary to Río San Miguel (kilometer 50, 4.5 kilometers south of Tipischca), about 0°10'N, 76°13'W, Río Amazonas/Napo basin, Napo, Ecuador.|
|Pronunciation||auto SINK luss|
|Etymology||Greek, ous, oto = ear + Latin, cinclus = latticework; in allusion to the holes of the head in the ears. The specific epithet is based on the Huaorani people who are native to the Upper Napo River area in Ecuador.|
|Size||32mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Females are larger and broader especially when viewed from above.|
|Distribution||South America: western upper Amazon and Orinoco River basins.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.|
|Temperature||26.0-30.0°C or 78.8-86°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148, pp 74, Fig. 46.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 29 02:46 (species record created: 2001 Apr 25 00:00)|