Apistogramma nijsseni Kullander, 1979
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  3.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5 - 5.59999990463257; dH range: 5; depth range - 0 m
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin, in the Carahuayte River drainage, a tributary to the Ucayali River.
Biology:  In black-water creeks among vegetation (Ref. 42573). Female guards eggs in nest; male and female guard larvae (Ref. 42573).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 25 April 2014 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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