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Otocinclus batmani is a species of armored catfish (Loricariidae) native to South America. It can grow up to 37 millimetres (1.5 in) (SL).[1]

Otocinclus batmani
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae
Genus: Otocinclus
Species:
O. batmani
Binomial name
Otocinclus batmani

It is named for the pigmented mark on its caudal fin, which resembles Batman's chest symbol.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Otocinclus batmani" in FishBase. September 2014 version.
  2. ^ Otocinclus batmani, a new species of hypoptopomatine catfish (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from Colombia and Peru, by Pablo Lehmann A., in Neotropical Ichthyology, vol.4 no.4 Porto Alegre Oct./Dec. 2006