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Scientific Name Cichlasoma bimaculatum  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names Black Acara
Twospot Cichlid
Type Locality [In Mediterraneo] (erroneous, is Brazil).
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Size 123mm or 4.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin, in the Caroni in River Venezuela; Guianas, from the Essequibo River to the Sinnamary River; Amazon River basin, in the upper Branco River basin.
Orinoco, Caroni (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, Sinnamary (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco, Upper Branco (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 Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1, pp 285.
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Last Update 2017 Aug 16 11:59 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 08:05)