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Apistogramma hippolytae  Kullander, 1982

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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).   More on author: Kullander.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: ? - 7.0; dH range: ? - 10.   Tropical; 23°C - 30°C (Ref. 2060), preferred ?

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South America: Amazon River basin, middle Negro River drainage (near mouths of Urubaxi and Daraã rivers), and Lake Manacapuru in Brazil.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 36377); 5.0 cm (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum length is 6.0 cm TL (Ref. 12225). These fish practice harem breeding when the females outnumber the available males (Ref. 12251).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

These fish practice harem breeding when the females outnumber the available males (Ref. 12251). About 200 eggs, female tends the clutch (Ref. 2060).

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

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)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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