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Scientific Name Apistogramma agassizii  (Steindachner, 1875)
Common Names Agassiz's Dwarf Cichlid
Agassiz Zwergbuntbarsch (Germany)
Type Locality Curupira, Codajas, Rio Poti de São Joao, Lago Maximo, and Lago Manacapuru, Brazil.
Pronunciation ah-PISST-oh-grah-mah
Etymology Apistogramma: Greek, apisto = uncertain + Greek, gramma = graphic signal. 
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Size 42mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin, along Amazon-Solimões River from Peru through Brazil to the Capim River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Capim (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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References Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 71 (1. Abth.), pp 111 [51], Pl. 8 (fig. 2)
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Last Update 2013 Aug 28 18:55 (species record created: 2011 Feb 09 03:07)