Mesoheros gephyrus (Eigenmann, 1922)
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Dagua and San Juan rivers on the Pacific slope of Colombia.
Biology:  This might be a natural hybrid between H. ornatus and H. atromaculatus. Max length 25 cm TL (Ref. 12251).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 08 October 2014 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 10.03.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.03.17
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 21.02.01

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