Apistogramma hoignei Meinken, 1965
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Orinoco River basin, in the Portuguesa, Aracua, and lower Caura River drainages, and along the mainstream of the lower Orinoco River to Barrancas.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Eggs are deposited on the ceiling of caves and are tendered by the female parent (Ref. 47893).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 14.04.99
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.11.08
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 05.12.00

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