Orestias agassizii Valenciennes, 1846
photo by Eakins, R.

Family:  Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes), subfamily: Cyprinodontinae
Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic, non-migratory
Distribution:  South America: Andean lakes of southeastern Peru, eastern Bolivia and northern Chile, including Lake Titicaca and the upper Amazon River basins.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Not a seasonal killifish. Is very difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.09.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 12.08.10

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