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Macquaria ambigua (Richardson 1845)

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Macquaria ambigua

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Distribution: Australia, introduced elsewhere.

Habitat: freshwater.

Submitted by
Natasha Khardina
GPS
-25.9284821, 139.3525696
Geographical region
Oceania
Drainage Basin
Lake Eyre
River catchment
Diamantina River
Water body type
River
Water body name
Diamantina
Water body part
Pool
Water body course
Middle course
Water body: tributary of
River
Tributary name
Warburton River
Type locality
Western Australia [possibly in error].
Conservation status/IUCN Red List
Not Evaluated (NE)

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Low
Concentration of sediments
High
Water temperature
°C
Water flow/curent
None

Chemical parameters

pH
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Biology

Standard length
cm
Water volume (min. aquarium)
l
Social behaviour
Behaviour description
Aggression grade
Peacefull
Activity
Day active
Sexual dimorphism
Nutrition in Nature

Reproduction

Breeding tank set-up
Nutrition parents
Mating type
Spawning behaviour
Breeding habits
Hatching period
Number of eggs in average
Parental care
Fry number
Nutrition fry
Notes on reproduction

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