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Potentially undescribed species Insertae sedis (Genus "Cichlasoma")
A cura di Michi Tobler, 2005.
Ultimo aggiornamento in data11-Aug-2005
'Cichlasoma' cf. salvini
In the Rio Tacotalpa drainage of upper Rio Grijalva system, a cichlid reminding at 'C.' salvini can be found. Compared to 'C.' salvini from lower Grijalva and the Usumacinta system, this form has a much duller, brownish ground coloration and many individuals appear very high bodied (see also Stawikowski & Werner, 1998). It is unclear if this form is a distinct species or a geographical (or ecological) variant of 'C.' salvini.
Most interestingly, 'C.' cf. salvini inhabits a sulfurous creek near the village of Tapijulapa (Tabasco, México) (see: Extremophile cichlids).
'Cichlasoma' cf. salvini freshly collected from El Azufre, Tacotalpa, Grijalva, a high hydrogen sufide (H2S) content spring near the village of Tapijulapa, Tabasco, México. Photo by Michi Tobler Determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.
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Tobler, Michi. (Agosto 11, 2005). "Potentially undescribed species Insertae sedis (Genus "Cichlasoma")". The Cichlid Room Companion. URL consultato in data Maggio 19, 2013, da: http://www.cichlidae.com/section.php?id=29&lang=it.