Cribroheros bussingi (Loiselle, 1997)
Cribroheros bussingi
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Central America: Atlantic slope of Costa Rica (Sixaola River drainage) to Panama (Guarumo River).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Recorded from streams and large rivers and collected between 40 and 150 m elevation. Prefers sand or mud bottoms where it extracts aquatic insects, seeds and detritus (Ref. 36880).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 25 July 2019 (B1ab(iii,v)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 16.03.01
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.03.17
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 15.11.01

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