Apistogramma borellii

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Apistogramma borellii
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Geophaginae
Genus: Apistogramma
Species: A. borellii
Binomial name
Apistogramma borellii
(Regan, 1906)
Synonyms [1]
  • Apistogramma reitzigi
  • Apistogramma ritense
  • Apistogramma aequipinnis
  • Heterogrammas borellii

Apistogramma borellii, common names umbrella cichlid, umbrella apisto and yellow dwarf cichlid, is a species of fish in the genus Apistogramma.

It is a South American dwarf cichlid, found in the Paraguay River and Paraná River.[2] They have been found in waters as cold as 6.5 °C.[3] The umbrella cichlid eats insects and crustaceans.[1]



  1. ^ a b Rhett A. Butler (1995). "Yellow Dwarf Cichlid Apistogramma borellii". Mongabay.com. Retrieved August 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ Armi G. Torres (October 6, 2010). "Apistogramma borellii, Umbrella cichlid". FishBase. Retrieved August 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Apistogramma borellii". Dwarfcichlid.com. Montana Exotic Tropicals. 2007. Retrieved August 28, 2011. 

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