Apistogrammoides pucallpaensis Meinken, 1965
Apistogrammoides pucallpaensis
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  2.7 cm SL (male/unsexed); 2.28 cm SL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.5; dH range: 5
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin, from Pucallpa on the Ucayali River in Peru to Santa SofĂ­a Island in the Amazon River in Colombia.
Biology:  Eggs are deposited on the ceiling of caves and are tendered by the female parent (Ref. 2060).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 28.04.97
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 06.12.00

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