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Carlos Heinsohn - Cichla ocellaris

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C. ocellaris is found mostly in northern Guyana shield drainages. It only occurs in the upper Rio Branco (Tacutu and Urariquera) in Brazil. Temperature tolerant, it has been successfully transplanted to Florida where it is called the "Butterfly” peacock, leading to confusion with C. orinocensis. Attains up to 12 lb. (9" by 12" print)

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Carlos R. Heinsohn is a lawyer and finance executive and an avid fly fisherman from Bogotá, Colombia. He spends much of his free time fishing, tying flies and studying the aquatic ecosystems and the fishes of the Amazon and Orinoco. Carlos assists several local, nonprofit nature conservation foundations. In 2010, he wrote El Buen Pescador (The Good Fisherman), a guide to fishing ecologically, with emphasis on Catch and Release principles. As a result of his research, he is in the process of illustrating the most representative Orinoco and Amazon gamefish.