Adult in lake Bacalar
An adult of Cryptoheros spilurus in the littoral of Lake Bacalar, Hondo River system [México].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Cryptoheros

Group
Cryptoheros (subgenus)

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
29-Jun-2009

Cryptoheros spilurus (Günther, 1862)


Original description as Heros spilurus:

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1862. "Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Acanthopterygii, Pharyngognathi and Anacanthini in the collection of the British Museum". Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Vol 4; i-xxi + 1-534 (ffm00035)

Conservation: Cryptoheros spilurus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. Not listed in the Mexican Official Norm NOM-059-ECOL-2001.

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