Apistogramma payaminonis Kullander, 1986
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin, in the Payamino River basin in Napo River drainage, Ecuador.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits backwaters and shore with undisturbed rainforest (Ref. 9088). Eggs are deposited on the ceiling of caves and are tendered by the female parent (Ref. 47893).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 October 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 28.04.97
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.04.08

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