Chameleon Cichlid (Australoheros facetus). Ecological Risk Screening Summary . U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, April Revised, July PDF | The discovery of Australoheros facetus in two streams of the Atlantic coastal drainage in Southern Buenos Aires province extends the. PDF | On Aug 1, , Flávia Baduy and others published Osmoregulatory potential of the Cichlid Australoheros facetus, an invasive species in streams of.

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An opportunistic diurnal feeder, eating detritus and plant material, preying on small australogeros animals, including small fish. This page was last edited on 10 Novemberat Low to moderate vulnerability 29 of Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. There are currently 29 recognized species in this genus: Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: It has a long dorsal fin which extends to two thirds of the total length of the fish.

Very resistant to low temperatures. Low to moderate vulnerability 29 of This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Sign our Guest Book.

Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity Reproduction Spawning Eggs Fecundity Larvae This species is an easy open spawner that lays its eggs on a stone or piece of wood. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Both parents care for the eggs and fry Ref. The type specimen was collected by Charles Darwin during his time on board H.


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Australoheros facetus – Wikipedia

Retrieved from ” https: Reported to reach Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: Heroini Cichlid genera Taxa named by Sven O. KullanderType species Chromis facetus Jenyns, Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

The chameleon cichlid is tolerant of a wide variety of water conditions and was one of the first species to be widespread in the hobby of fishkeeping [3] and they are easy to breed. Common in creeks, rivers, swamps and lakes Ref.

Not available FishBase mirror site: Australoheros facetus is a freshwater species which occurs in creeks, rivers, swamps and lakes. It is also known to have been introduced to Germany and the Philippines but it failed to establish in Germany and its status in the Philippines is not known.

Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R. Species of Australoheros in FishBase.


Both parent guard larvae and juveniles for weeks Ref. This species differs from its congeners in having a lower jaw longer than upper and mouth pointing upwards; has the shortest dorsal scale cover and the least scaled dorsal and anal fins among together with A.

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Views Read Edit View history. Australoheros facetusthe chameleon cichlid or chanchitois a species of cichlid from the subfamily Cichlasomatinae which is native to northern Argentina, Uruguay and southern Brazil.

The caudal fin has a rounded shape. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Jenyns[1]. California Academy of Sciences. Four of these species were formerly included in Cichlasomabut the rest were all described in when the genus Australoheros was coined or later, and placed in the australoherps genus from the beginning.