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Scientific Name Parotocinclus collinsae  Schmidt & Ferraris, 1985
Common Name
Type Locality Essequibo River drainage, tributary to Takutu River, 6°15'N, 59°5'W, Essequibo, Guyana.
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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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification The genus Parotocinclus can readily be distinguished from Otocinclus by the presence of an adipose fin in the former.
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Distribution South America: Essequibo River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 98 (no. 2), pp 341, Figs. 1-3
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Last Update 2014 Jan 09 11:03 (species record created: 2013 Aug 28 13:22)