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Uaru amphiacanthoides (waroo; Chocolate cichlid; Triangle cichlid; Uaru)

Synonyms: Acara imperialis; Pomotis fasciatus; Uaru obscurum
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Wikipedia Abstract

Uaru amphiacanthoides, the Uaru or Triangle cichlid, is a species of cichlid native to South America where it occurs in clear streams of the Amazon Basin. This species can reach a length of 25 centimetres (9.8 in) SL. It is also of importance as a food fish for native peoples and can be found in the aquarium trade.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve State Sustainable Development Reserve VI 3260792 Amazonas, Brazil  


Parasitized by 
Gussevia elaphus <Unverified Name>[1]
Gussevia elephus <Unverified Name>[1]
Gussevia obtusa <Unverified Name>[1]
Sciadicleithrum iphthimum <Unverified Name>[1]
Sciadicleithrum tortrix <Unverified Name>[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


Amazon; America, South - Inland waters; Brazil; Guyana; Negro; Neotropical; South America: Amazon River basin, along the Amazon-Solimões River drainage from the Japurá River to the Tapajós River, and in the middle and lower Negro River basin.;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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