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Geophagus parnaibae  Staeck & Schindler, 2006

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Geophaginae
Etymology: Geophagus: Greek, gea = the earth + Greek, phagein = to eat (Ref. 45335);  parnaibae: Named for the río Parnaíba basin where the species occurs.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5 - 7.6.   Tropical; 24°C - 31°C (Ref. 57445), preferred ?

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