Symphysodon tarzoo Lyons, 1959
Symphysodon tarzoo
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Max. size:  16.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: western Amazon river drainages west of the Purus Arch (Ref. 91098). The ranges of S. aequifasciatus and S. tarzoo are roughly divided by the Purus arch (located between Manaus and Rio Bauana) with only a few S. tarzoo specimens from the Madeira river downstream of the arch, and no S. aequifasciatus specimens from locations upstream of the arch.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 21 November 2020 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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