Cincelichthys pearsei (Hubbs, 1936)
Pantano cichlid
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  20 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.5 - 8.5; dH range: 3 - 14
Distribution:  Central America: Atlantic slope of southeastern Mexico and northern Guatemala.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits lakes and lower river valley. Tolerates brackish water. Feeds on both aquatic and terrestrial plants which line the river banks.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 November 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 29.04.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.03.17
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 21.11.01

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