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Apistogramma juruensis  Kullander, 1986

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Geophaginae
Etymology: Apistogramma: Greek, apisto = uncertain + Greek, gramma = graphic signal (Ref. 45335);  juruensis: Named after the Juruá river system, which is it's type locality..   More on author: Kullander.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical; 22°C - 29°C (Ref. 13614), preferred ?

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South America: upper Juruá River basin, Amazon River basin in Brazil.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9088)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Eggs are deposited on the ceiling of caves and are tendered by the female parent (Ref. 47893).

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Sexual maturity is reached after 3-4 months. Eggs are attached to the ceiling of caves, female cares for eggs and larvae (Ref. 47893).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Collaborators

Kullander, S.O., 1986. Cichlid fishes of the Amazon River drainage of Peru. Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Research Division, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden, 394 p. (Ref. 9088)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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