Thorichthys helleri (Steindachner, 1864)
Yellow cichlid
Thorichthys helleri
photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Max. size:  14.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Central America: Atlantic slope, from the Coatzacoalcos River to the Usumacinta River drainage, Mexico.
Biology:  Inhabits lower and middle river valleys.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 17 October 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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