Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

A clear-water species (Ref. 26647).
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Distribution

South America: Amazon River basin, known only from the upper Aripuanã River, near Cachoeira de Dardanelos and in a headwater stream on the Juína-Vilhena road, Brazil.
  • 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)
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Amazon River basin in upper Aripuanã River drainage, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 127.8 mm SL
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Max. size

12.8 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 26647)); 9.74 cm SL (female)
  • Kullander, S.O. 1995 Three new cichlid species from southern Amazonia: Aequidens gerciliae,A. epae and A. michaeli. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 6(2):149-170. (Ref. 26647)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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