Big Eye Oscar (Astronotus crassipinnis)

Also known as Argentinian Oscar, Chocolate Oscar

Description

Also known as Argentinian Oscar, Chocolate Oscar.

Found in drainage ditches and tributaries of the Amazon and Paraguay river basins.
They feed on fish and insects.
Length - 24cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread South America

A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade.
These fish brood their eggs in their mouths to protect their young. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/25744

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