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Scientific Name Acaronia nassa  (Heckel, 1840)
Common Names Big-eye Cichlid
Peruvian Dwarf Cichlid, Reusenmaulbuntbarsch (Germany)
Type Locality Boca de Juquià, Rio Guaporé, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.
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Size 154mm or 6.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazonas lowlands in Peru, Brazil, and Colombia, Bolivian Amazon basin, middle and lower Negro River, Branco River, also Amapá (Brazil), the Oyapock drainage in French Guiana, and the Essequibo drainage in Guyana.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Middle Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amapa State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annalen des Wiener Museums der Naturgeschichte v. 2, pp 353
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Last Update 2013 Sep 15 13:32 (species record created: 2013 Jun 13 19:02)