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Scientific Name Cichla monoculus  Spix & Agassiz, 1831
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Type Locality Brazilian seas.
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Size 700mm or 27.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Solimões-Amazonas along the main channel and lower courses of tributaries; Peru, Colombia and Brazil; including Araguari and lower Oyapock rivers north of the Amazon. Probably much more widespread in the lowland Amazon basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (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)
La Plata, Paraná, Paranaíba, Araguari (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Compatibility An active predator that will eat other fish.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Selecta genera et species piscium quos in itinere per Brasiliam, pp 100, Pl. 63.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 27 04:25 (species record created: 2015 May 27 14:28)