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Otocinclus affinis Steindachner, 1877

Golden otocinclus
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Classification / Names आम नाम | उपशब्द | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

ऐकटीनोप्टीरेजी (रेज़-फिन्नढ मछलियाँ) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Loricariidae (Armored catfishes) > Hypoptopomatinae
Etymology: Otocinclus: Greek, ous, oto = ear + Latin, cinclus = latticework; in allusion to the holes of the head in the ears (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Steindachner.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range पारिस्थितिकी

; स्वच्छ जल, अलवण जल ड़िमरसल; pH range: 6.0 - 8.0; dH range: 5 - 19.   Tropical; 20°C - 26°C (Ref. 1672)

वितरण देश | ऐफ ऐ ओ क्षेत्र | Ecosystems | संयोग | Point map | भूमिका | Faunafri

South America: vicinity of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

आकार / वज़न / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm SL पुल्लिंग / अलिंग; (Ref. 36885)

जीवविज्ञान     शब्द संग्रह (उदाहरणार्थ epibenthic)

Mainly nocturnal. Feeds on algae (Ref. 6868). Aquarium keeping: feeds on plants and roots; in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 60 cm (Ref. 51539).

Life cycle and mating behavior परिपक्व अवधि | पुनरुत्पत्ति | मछलीऔ का अंडे देना | अंडे | Fecundity | लार्वा

Assumed to be the same as Corydoras species.

Main reference Upload your references | संदर्भ | संयोजक : Fisch-Muller, Sonia | सहयोगीयो

Delapieve, M.L.S., P.A. Lehmann and R.E. Reis, 2017. An appraisal of the phylogenetic relationships of Hypoptopomatini cascudinhos with description of two new genera and three new species (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 15(4):e170079. (Ref. 116855)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

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