Acaronia vultuosa Kullander, 1989
Acaronia vultuosa
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Max. size:  12.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Orinoco River basin in Colombia and Venezuela, including the Casiquiare, Inírida, Caura, Vichada rivers; upper Negro River in Brazil and Venezuela (San Carlos, Ererê River and Tamaquaré Island).
Biology:  Among vegetation in shallow water (Ref. 40602). Carnivorous, feeds on small fish (Ref. 12251).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 27.02.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 05.11.08
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 11.09.01

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