Apistogramma paucisquamis Kullander & Staeck, 1988
photo by DATZ

 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
 Max. size:  3.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 1 m
 Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin, in the middle and lower Negro River from DaraĆ£ River to the Anavilhanas Archipelago.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Apparently prefers extremely shallow habitats (10-40 cm deep). Often under and among leaves which provide cover and protection, with forest litter used for depositing eggs (Ref. 58483).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 02.03.98
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
 Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 05.12.00

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