Gymnogeophagus balzanii (Perugia, 1891)
Argentine humphead
Gymnogeophagus balzanii
photo by Casacuberta, M.

 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
 Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 19
 Distribution:  South America: ParanĂ¡ River basin, in the Paraguay drainage in Brazil and Paraguay, the ParanĂ¡ drainage in Argentina; the lower Uruguay drainage in Uruguay and Brazil.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Max. length 20 cm TL (Ref. 1672).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 13.08.94
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
 Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 15.02.01

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