Geophagus proximus (Castelnau, 1855)
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  34.8 cm TL (male/unsexed); 26.6 cm (female); max.weight: 562.0 g; max.weight: 330.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin, in the Ucayali River drainage of Peru, and along the Solimoes-Amazon River to the Trombetas River.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 18.12.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.06.17
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 15.02.01

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