Zebra acara

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Zebra acara
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Male specimen. Photo: Birger A
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Female specimen. Photo: Birger A
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Ivanacara
Species: I. adoketa
Binomial name
Ivanacara adoketa
Römer (sv) & Hahn, 2006

Nannacara adoketa S. O. Kullander & Preda-Pedreros, 1993

Zebra acara (Ivanacara adoketa) is a species of cichlid from Rio Uaupes and Rio Preto, two side rivers of Rio Negro in Brazil. This species can reach a length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in) TL. This species prefers a pH between 4.5 and 6.0, and a temperature between 22 and 28 °C.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Ivanacara adoketa" in FishBase. February 2013 version.