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by Rivulatus
Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:25 am
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: "Heros" ornatus
Replies: 110
Views: 40981

Re: "Heros" ornatus

I was not raising the issue of these fish as being hybrids myself just questioning Eigenmann (1924) that suggested that the ornatum from Rio san juan and Rio dagoa might be a natural hybrid based on coloration at a small size. Sorry if I was not clear of that in my first post. I concur of the idea t...
by Rivulatus
Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:26 am
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: "Heros" ornatus
Replies: 110
Views: 40981

Re: "Heros" ornatus

We have raised the question abot the true name of these fish on our local forum as well. But a question unanswered is if gephyrum is a natural hybrid between ornatum and atromaculatum. Does that not require that both species then is present in that same system? Allso the typus exampel of gephyrum ha...

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