Teleocichla monogramma Kullander, 1988
Teleocichla monogramma
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  6.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.5; dH range: 2
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin, in the Xingu River drainage at Cachoeira von Martius, Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 19-21; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-11; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 9-10. This species distinguished from T. centisquama in having a lower number of longitudinal scales (74-89 versus 113-129) and in having asymmetrical pectoral fins (versus nearly symmetrical fin) (Ref. 46528).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 05.03.98
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 21.03.01
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 13.06.00

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