Not often exported due to
the catchment area not being visited very often by
fishermen. One of the nicest marked Parotocinclus
species in the hobby. The genus Parotocinclus
can readily be distinguished from Otocinclus
by the presence of an adipose fin whereas Otocinclus
do not posses one. Aquarium Care:
Not a well knowm species but good aquarium husbandry
with regular water changes and good oxygen content
should suffice. Diet: They are omnivorous
(vegetable and meat diet) and will eat lettuce, cucumber,
courgette (zucchini) and also white and grindal worm,
frozen bloodworm, flake and tablet food.
Piauí State. Type locality:
Córrego do Otaviano, Poço do Sanharó,
Riacho Sanharó, Piauí, Brazil.
Froese, R. and D. Pauly.
Editors. 2008.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic
publication.www.fishbase.org, version (02/2016). Schaefer, S.A., 2003. Loricariidae
- Hypoptopomatinae (Armored catfishes). p. 321-329.
In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr.
(eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South
and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa