Otocinclus tapirape

The Otocinclus tapirape lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Otocinclus tapirape is the smallest of the species (2.4 cm), while Otocinclus flexilis is the biggest (5.5 cm). These fish do not exceed 50 millimetres (2.0 in) SL. Otocinclus have adaptations that allow these fish to breathe air. More

We described the Otocinclus tapirape based solely on preserved specimens, so I donĀ“t really know how it looks like alive. Moreover the pigmentation pattern of preserved species of both O. tapirape and O. More

A new species of Otocinclus, Otocinclus tapirape, is described. More

described Otocinclus tapirape from the rio Araguaia basin in central Brazil and reexamined the phylogenetic relationships within the genus.Axenrot & Kullander (2003) recently added O. mimulus from the R More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Otocinclus
Species : Otocinclus tapirape
Authority : Britto & Moreira, 2002