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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Hypoptopomatinae
Genus: Otocinclus

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South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Otocinclus affinis Steindachner, 1877

Photo by Photo by Schmitt, R.
 
Otocinclus affinis
[Golden otocinclus]
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Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Otocinclus arnoldi
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Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Otocinclus batmani
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Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Otocinclus bororo
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Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Otocinclus caxarari
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South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Otocinclus cocama Reis, 2004

Photo by Photo by Noren, M.
 
Otocinclus cocama
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South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Otocinclus flexilis Cope, 1894

Photo by Photo by Loureiro, M.
 
Otocinclus flexilis
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Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Otocinclus hasemani
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South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Otocinclus hoppei Miranda Ribeiro, 1939

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Otocinclus hoppei
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Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Otocinclus huaorani
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Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Otocinclus juruenae
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South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Otocinclus macrospilus Eigenmann & Allen, 1942

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Otocinclus macrospilus
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Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Otocinclus mangaba
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South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Otocinclus mariae Fowler, 1940

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Otocinclus mariae
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Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Otocinclus mimulus
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