Biotodoma wavrini (Gosse, 1963)
Orinoco eartheater
photo by Hagblom, F.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  10 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin, in the middle and upper Negro River drainage in Brazil and Venezuela; Orinoco River basin in Colombia and Venezuela.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 12.08.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.11.08
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 25.10.00

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