Astatheros robertsoni defending fry in Cenote Escondido.

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Astatheros robertsoni defending fry in Cenote Escondido.

Post by davidefc » Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:08 pm

A short underwater video of a pair of Astatheros robertsoni defending a small amount of fry in Cenote Escondido, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

This video was shot in September, I was surprised to see this breeding pair, as the previous 2 years I had visited the Cenote and found none breeding.

This was recorded in shallow water up the banks of the Cenotes, it usually isn't this deep (2ft) but due to the rain it was flooded, the main body of the Cenote was very murky, 1 maybe 2m visibility.

I found Rocio octofasciata also breeding, which I will upload at a later date.

Please enjoy!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQ8tVHl2 ... e=youtu.be

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Re: Astatheros robertsoni defending fry in Cenote Escondido.

Post by Rico Morgenstern » Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:15 pm

Really beautiful. Can't wait for the Rocio video.

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Re: Astatheros robertsoni defending fry in Cenote Escondido.

Post by DRE » Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:11 am

Fantastic to see
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Re: Astatheros robertsoni defending fry in Cenote Escondido.

Post by Piotr Koba » Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:28 pm

davidefc wrote:
Please enjoy!
I definitely did. Thanks for posting it here.
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Re: Astatheros robertsoni defending fry in Cenote Escondido.

Post by duanestuermer » Mon Dec 16, 2013 9:25 pm

Here's a little rough video I took last month in Cristalino of some Rocio and Rhamdia.
http://youtu.be/91QTH8OsKoE

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Re: Astatheros robertsoni defending fry in Cenote Escondido.

Post by davidefc » Wed Dec 18, 2013 9:11 pm

Thanks for the comments, I will work on the other videos!

Nice video Duane.

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Post by Juan Artigas » Thu Dec 26, 2013 4:36 pm

Very beautiful, thanks for sharing!!
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