Apistogramma hippolytae Kullander, 1982
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  3.4 cm SL (male/unsexed); 5 cm (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7; dH range: 10
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin, middle Negro River drainage (near mouths of Urubaxi and DaraĆ£ rivers), and Lake Manacapuru in Brazil.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Maximum length is 6.0 cm TL (Ref. 12225). These fish practice harem breeding when the females outnumber the available males (Ref. 12251).
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: Torres, Armi G. - 06.11.08
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 05.12.00

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