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Poecilia araguaiensis (Costa 1991)

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Distribution: Araguaia-Tocantins and Xingu River basins, Brazil.

Submitted by
Benedetta Spelta
GPS
-5.3723550, -52.9263153
Geographical region
South America
Drainage Basin
Amazon
River catchment
Water body type
Rio
Water body name
Rio Pardo river
Water body part
Pool
Water body course
Lower course
Water body: tributary of
Rio
Tributary name
Xingu
Type locality
Lagoon near Aruana, Araguaia basin, Goiás, Brazil.
Conservation status/IUCN Red List
Not Evaluated (NE)

Water Chemistry

Water information

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Water color
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Concentration of sediments
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°C
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Chemical parameters

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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
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Fry number
Nutrition fry
Notes on reproduction

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