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The Kotsovato lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The kotsovato (Paretroplus kieneri) is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are rivers and freshwater lakes. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

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Common names

Kotsovato in English
Kotsovato in Malagasy (Malagasy fiteny)
Kotsovato-Buntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Nokisaariahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Paretroplus kieneri in Catalan (Català)
Steinfarbener Damba in German (Deutsch)
基氏副热鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
基氏副热鲷 in Unknown
基氏副熱鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
基氏副熱鯛 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Paretroplus
Species : Paretroplus kieneri
Authority : Arnoult, 1960