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Scientific Name Aequidens tetramerus  (Heckel, 1840)
Common Names Saddle Cichlid
Saddle-back Acara
Type Locality Rio Branco, Brazil.
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Size 250mm or 9.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: widely distributed in the Amazon River basin in Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil and Bolivia. Also in the Tocantins and Parnaíba rivers, French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, and in the Orinoco River basin of Venezuela and Colombia.
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Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (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 341, Pl. 29 (figs. 1-4)
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Last Update 2013 Sep 17 13:45 (species record created: 2013 Jun 13 19:34)