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Geophagus brasiliensis  (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Pearl cichlid
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Geophagus brasiliensis
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Geophaginae
Etymology: Geophagus: Greek, gea = the earth + Greek, phagein = to eat (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; sötvatten; brackvatten bentopelagisk; pH range: 6.5 - 7.0; dH range: 5 - 10; flodvandrande (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 20°C - 23°C (Ref. 1672), preferred ?

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South America: Coastal drainages of eastern and southern Brazil and Uruguay.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 28.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 36377); common length : 9.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12193)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Quite popular with aquarists.

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

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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