Geophagus brasiliensis, Pearl cichlid : aquarium

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Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Pearl cichlid
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Geophaginae
Etymology: Geophagus: Greek, gea = the earth + Greek, phagein = to eat (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Quoy & Gaimard.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten; brackvatten bentopelagisk; pH range: 6.5 - 7.0; dH range: 5 - 10; flodvandrande (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 20°C - 23°C (Ref. 1672)

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

South America: Coastal drainages of eastern and southern Brazil and Uruguay.

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm 9.1  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 28.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 36377); common length : 9.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12193)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Quite popular with aquarists.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Medarbetare

Kullander, S.O., 2003. Cichlidae (Cichlids). p. 605-654. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36377)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01778 (0.01409 - 0.02245), b=3.04 (2.98 - 3.10), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  2.6   ±0.26 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Fec=600-800).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .