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The interesting species of the river

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Chocolate cichlid

Chocolate cichlid

Golden Sailfin Pleco

Golden Sailfin Pleco

Pearl eartheater

Pearl eartheater

Threadfin acara

Threadfin acara

Flag cichlid

Flag cichlid

Threadfin acara

Threadfin acara

Redhump eartheater

Redhump eartheater

Redhump eartheater

Redhump eartheater

Red face pike cichlid

Red face pike cichlid

Saddle cichlid

Saddle cichlid

Gilded Catfish

Gilded Catfish

Emerald catfish

Emerald catfish

Dorado

Dorado

Zapoara

Zapoara

Spotted metynnis

Spotted metynnis

Angelfish

Angelfish

Altum angelfish

Altum angelfish

Itaituba freshwater stingray

Itaituba freshwater stingray

Black Shovelnose Catfish

Black Shovelnose Catfish

Acary avion

Acary avion

Golden Sailfin Pleco

Golden Sailfin Pleco

Boa constrictor

Boa constrictor

Scarlet-headed blackbird

Scarlet-headed blackbird

Red Siskin

Red Siskin

Red Siskin

Red Siskin

Violet turaco

Violet turaco

Emerald dove

Emerald dove

Red-throated Parrotfinch

Red-throated Parrotfinch

Chocolate cichlid

Chocolate cichlid

Facts

LatinHypselecara temporalis
Size30 cm
FoodSmall crustaceans, insects, algae and parts of plants
HabitatSlowly running parts of rivers
IUCN

Not evaluated

LocationThe Amazon basin in South America
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Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

Under the riverbank

River cichlids

The plants in the river

Angelfish

Armored predators

Discusfish

Veiled chameleon

African river

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi