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Guianacara geayi  (Pellegrin, 1902)

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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Geophaginae
Etymology: Guianacara: Composed from Guyana + Tupí, guaraní, acará = the name of a fish (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; acqua dolce benthopelagico.   Tropical; 22°C - 25°C (Ref. 13371), preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

South America: Approuague River in French Guiana and the Oyapock River drainage in French Guiana and Brazil.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.5 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 36377); 8.0 cm SL (female)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Prefers calm waters of inland creeks where it can be very abundant (Ref. 27188). May occur in back currents of cascades along with Ctenoloricaria fowleri, Leporinus despaxi, Hemiodopsis quadrimaculatus and Parodon guyanensis. Lingers over stony substrates along shallow banks (Ref. 35237). Spawns in a secret or hidden area. The males have harems. The male often joins in protecting the young if they are close to his cave or lair but it is mainly the females who care for the eggs and young (Ref. 12251).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Produces up to 500 eggs.

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Kullander, Sven O. | Collaboratori

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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