Geophagus harreri Gosse, 1976
Maroni eartheater
Geophagus harreri
photo by Dubosc, J.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  18.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Marowijne River basin.
Biology:  Frequently occurs downstream of cascades, in very sunny zones of shallow channels with medium to strong current. Caught along with other species like Crenicichla multispinosa, Parodon guyanensis, Moenkhausia georgiae and Harttia surinamensis (Ref. 35237).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 12.08.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.11.08
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 15.02.01

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