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Geophagus abalios  López-Fernández & Taphorn, 2004

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

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Orinoco and Casiquiare drainages in Venezuela.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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López-Fernández, H. and D.C. Taphorn, 2004. Geophagus abalios, G. dicrozoster and G. winemilleri (Perciformes: Cichlidae), three new species from Venezuela. Zootaxa 439:1-27. (Ref. 52005)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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