Apistogramma pleurotaenia (Regan, 1909)
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  2.8 cm SL (male/unsexed); 5 cm (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Argentina (known only from the holotype).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Eggs are deposited on the ceiling of caves (Ref. 47893).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 02.03.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 09.11.08
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 06.12.00

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