Our animals

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Northern lakes and seas

The ocean

Tropical rivers and lakes

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Dwarf mormyrid

Electric eel

Cave tetra

The flooded rainforest

Arowana

The interesting species of the river

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

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Audioguide 24

Audioguide 24

Audioguide 24 children

Audioguide 24 children

Red piranha

Red piranha

Manuels Piranha

Manuels Piranha

Speckled piranha

Speckled piranha

Lobetoothed piranha

Lobetoothed piranha

Banded leporinus

Banded leporinus

Spotted algae eater

Spotted algae eater

Red Terror

Red Terror

Red Atabapo pike cichlid

Red Atabapo pike cichlid

Oscar

Oscar

Oscar

Oscar

Titanic Pleco

Titanic Pleco

Marbled headstander

Marbled headstander

Red-finned Pike Cichlid

Red-finned Pike Cichlid

Green Tiger Pikecichlid

Green Tiger Pikecichlid

Demini Leopard Cactus Pleco

Demini Leopard Cactus Pleco

Tokay gecko

Tokay gecko

Plumed basilisk (between trees upstairs)

Plumed basilisk (between trees upstairs)

Anthony's poison arrow frog

Anthony's poison arrow frog

Golfodulcean poison frog

Golfodulcean poison frog

Sky blue poison dart frog

Sky blue poison dart frog

Yellow-headed Poison Frog

Yellow-headed Poison Frog

Golden poison frog

Golden poison frog

Red Terror

Red Terror

Facts

LatinMesoheros festae
Size50 cm
FoodBottom-living animals and parts of plants
HabitatRivers and lakes
IUCN

Not evaluated

No known threat.

LocationPeru and Ecuador
Map

Under the riverbank

South America's rainforest

The plants in the river

River deep

Armored predators

Conservation of species

California kingsnake

River pool

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi