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Amphilophus margaritifer (Günther, 1862)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Teleostei (teleosts) > Cichliformes (Cichlids, convict blennies) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Cichlasomatinae
Etymology: Amphilophus: Greek, amphi = on both sides + Greek, lophos = crest (Ref. 45335).
  More on author: Günther.

Type locality doubtful, species not reported with certainty since original description. Possibly a hybrid Thorichthys affinis x Vieja melanura (Ref.123477, ver. 08 Aug 2022).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology


Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity for Amphilophus margaritifer' title='Maturity for Amphilophus margaritifer' target='_blank'>Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae