Apistogramma brevis Kullander, 1980
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  3.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Uaup├ęs River basin, Amazon River basin in Brazil.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Live specimens have never been seen outside their range (Ref. 12965). Eggs are deposited on the ceiling of caves and are tendered by the female parent (Ref. 47893).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 27.02.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 04.12.00

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