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Apistogramma pertensis  (Haseman, 1911)

Amazon dwarf cichlid
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Geophaginae
Etymology: Apistogramma: Greek, apisto = uncertain + Greek, gramma = graphic signal (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; sötvatten bentopelagisk; pH range: 5.5 - ? ; dH range: 5 - ?.   Tropical; 23°C - 30°C (Ref. 2060), preferred ?

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South America: Amazon River basin, in the lower Negro River and from Manacapuru to Monte Alegre along the Amazon-Solimões River.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.9 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 36377); 4.5 cm TL (female)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Eggs are deposited on the ceiling of caves and are tendered by the female parent (Ref. 47893).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Female deposits about 120 eggs at the cave ceiling and tends the clutch (Ref. 2060).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Medarbetare

Kullander, S.O., 2003. Cichlidae (Cichlids). p. 605-654. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36377)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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