Entry from British & World English dictionary
A small deep-bodied freshwater fish native to Central and South America, having elongated dorsal and anal fins.
- Genera Aequidens and Cichlasoma, family Cichlidae: several species.
- In the present study we experimentally reduced brood size in the Panamanian acara, Aequidens coeruleopunctatus.
- We used the blue acara cichlid as a model diurnal predator species.
- Well I have given the blue acaras away and didn't take any pics of them spawning to send you.
From Portuguese acaré, from Tupi.
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