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Scientific Name Apistogramma bitaeniata  Pellegrin, 1936
Common Name Zweistreifen-Zwergbuntbarsch (Germany)
Type Locality Rio Madeira, Brazil.
Pronunciation ah-PISST-oh-grah-mah
Etymology Apistogramma: Greek, apisto = uncertain + Greek, gramma = graphic signal. 
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Size 46mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin, restricted to Peruvian and adjacent Brazilian black-water river systems (collected in the lower Nanay, Mazán and Tigre in Peru, near Leticia in Colombia, and in Igarapé Preto and Lago Tefé in Brazil).
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Nanay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Tigre (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo, Mazán (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Acclimatation de France 1936, pp 56
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Last Update 2013 Oct 20 20:37 (species record created: 2013 Jun 13 21:31)