The Amazon Below Water – By Oliver Lucanus



The Amazon has been the inspiration for many books, articles and films. Countless explorers have tried to satisfy their curiosity with this region and have barely scratched its surface. This book goes one step deeper into the mystery, to focus on life below the surface showing the reader a unique perspective on the Amazon’s aquatic habitats. For the first time the reader can see the fish communities, predators, specialists and famous Amazonian species in their natural habitat. Contains 348 pages and all 300 photos (of the more than 200 species of fish, animals and aquatic plants in this book) have been taken in the field in South America.

Fish species featured in the book : Acaronia vultuosa, Acesterorhynchus falcatus, Acestridiumdi chromum, Acestrohynchu microlepis, Aequidens diadema,, Ammocryptocharax elegans, Ancistrus species, Anostomus ternetzi, Aphyocharax rathbuni, Aphyocharax erythrurus, Apistogramma eunotus, Apistogramma erythrura, Apistogramma guttata, Apistogramma inridae , Apistogramma aff.brevis , Asterophysus batrachus , Astyanax cf.bimaculatus , Astyanax species , Axelrodia risei, Baryancistrus species, Biotodoma cf.cupido , Biotodoma wavrini , Brycon, melanopterus, Brycon falcatus , Brycon hilarii, Bryconops cf.melanurus, Bujurquina species, Cataprion mento, Chaetobranchus flavescens, Chaetostoma species, Characidium dissidens, Cichla pleiozona, Cochliodon species, Colomesus asellus, Copella metae, Corydoras araguaiaensis, Corydoras species, Corydoras concolor, Crenicichla sedenteria, Crenicichla marmorata, Crenicichla species, Crenicichla britskii, Crenicichla aff.geayi, Crenicichla sveni, Cyphocharax multilineatus, Dicrossus maculatus, Dicrossus filamentosus, Farlowella species, Fluviphylax simplex, Geophagus species, Geophagus abalios, Harttia cf.declivirostris, Hemigrammus analis, Hemigrammus stictus, Hemigrammus cf.levis, Hemigrammus rhodostomus, Heros species, Heros spurius, Heterocharax cf.virgulatus, Hisonotus  species, Hoplarchus psitacus, Hoplias aimara, Hoplias malabaricus, Hoplierythrinus unitaeniatus, Hydrolycus armatus, Hyphessobrycon species, Hyphessobrycon amandae, Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis, Hyphessobrycon eques, Hyphessobrycon simulans, Iguanodectes geisleri, Laemolyta cf.taeniata, Laetacara fulvipinnis, Leporinus pellegrini, Leporinus fasciatus, Leporinus maculates, Leporinus species, Leporinus macrocephalus, Leporinus aff.fasciatus, Leporinus steyermarki, Leporinus cf.agassizi, Mastiglanis asopos, Mesonauta acora, Mesonauta festivus, Mesonauta insignis, Micropoecilia species, Mikrogeophagus ramirezi, Moenkhausia phaeonota, Moenkhausia collettii, Moenkhausia lepidura, Mylolops torquatus, Nannostomus unifasciatus, Nannostomus digrammus, Osteoglossum bicirrhosum, Oxyropsis acutirostris, Panaque cf.nigrolineatus, Paracheirodon axelrodi, Paratrygon aiereba, Parodon apolinari, Parotocinclus eppleyi, Parotocinclus eppleyi, Phractocephalus hemiolopterus, Phrrhulina beni, Phrrhulina lugubris, Potamorraphis guianensis, Potamotrygon leopoldi, Potamotrygon species, Potamotrygon schroederi, Pristobrycon aff.denticulatus, Pristobrycon denticulate, Pristobrycon striolatus, Prochilodus nigricans, Prochilodus lineatus, Pseudancistrus species, Pseudanos trimaculatus, Pseudoplatystoma reticulates, Pterophyllum scalare, Pterophyllum altum, Pygocentrus cariba, Rineloricaria species, Rineloricaria Formosa, Salminus brasiliensis, Satanoperca acuticeps, Satanoperca species, Satanoperca mapiritensis, Satanoperca daemon, Semaprochilodus kneri, Serrasalmus aff.rhombeus, Symphysodon aequifasciatus, Teleocichla cf.proselytus, Thayeria oblique, Uaru amphicanthoides, Uaru fernandezyepezi.

C.E. Fish Essentials was established in 2009 as a small family company manufacturing advanced nutrition for farmed and ornamental fishes. It was founded by long term aquarist and wildlife naturalist Chris Englezou and nowadays is the go-to hub for all knowledge related to aquatic habitats, biodiversity and aquaria.


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