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Heros efasciatus  Heckel, 1840

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Peru country information

Common names: Bujurqui, Bujurqui acha vieja
Occurrence: native
Salinity: freshwater
Abundance: | Ref:
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Aquaculture: | Ref:
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Uses: live export: yes;
Comments: Reported from Rio Negro, its type locality, in the Peruvian Amazon and Araguay (Ref. 35237). Occurs in the Amazon, Ucayali, Marañón (and adjoining lagoons) and Nanay Rivers; also in Lake Quistococha. Exported as an aquarium fish (Ref. 9235). Also Ref. 36377.
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/pe.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Keith, P., P.-Y. Le Bail and P. Planquette, 2000
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Cichlasomatinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 14.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 36377)

Environment

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 7.0 - ? ; dH range: 20 - ?

Climate / Range

Tropical; 24°C - 32°C (Ref. 12468), preferred ?

Distribution

South America: Amazon River basin, in tributaries of the Ucayali and Amazon rivers in Peru, and the Solimões-Amazon River in Brazil.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Has been caught, sporadically, in lentic environment such as zones of flooded grounds, as well as estuaries where the tidal current is notable, along the banks with thick riverine vegetation. Omnivorous but mainly frugivorous (Ref. 35237).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; aquarium: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5312 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
2.7   ±0.41 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (20 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown