Amphilophus labiatus (Günther, 1864)
Red devil
Amphilophus labiatus
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Max. size:  24 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Central America: Atlantic slope of Nicaragua, in Lakes Nicaragua and Managua.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits lakes and rarely enters rivers (Ref. 7335). Feeds on small fish, snails, insect larvae, worms and other bottom-dwelling organisms (Ref. 44091). Females tend clutch of eggs (Ref. 2060).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.01.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.11.08
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 12.03.01

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