Amphilophus chancho Stauffer, McCrary & Black, 2008
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Max. size:  24.24 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Central America: Lake Apoyo in Nicaragua.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 16-17; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 6-8; Anal soft rays: 8-10. Head length 34.6-38.2% SL; head color of breeding individuals green-yellow; presence of gray interorbital bar; distance between the snout and the origin of the dorsal fin 41.6-47.5% SL (Ref. 75014).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 15 July 2019 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 14.04.08

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