Aequidens viridis (Heckel, 1840)
photo by DATZ

 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
 Max. size:  16.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  South America: Guaporé River basin, Amazon River basin.
 Biology:  In flood plains; used as food (Ref. 40602).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 09.02.01
 Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 15.11.01
 Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 09.02.01

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