Amphilophus margaritifer (Günther, 1862)
photo by Muséum-Aquarium de Nancy/D. Terver

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Max. size:  12.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Central America: Atlantic slope of Guatemala (Lake Petén).
Biology:  Maximum length is 23.5 cm SL (Ref. 7335).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 29.04.97
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 21.04.08
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 15.11.01

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