Male at Rio Monga
A male of Amatitlania nigrofasciata in Rio Monga, Rio aguán drainage in northern [Honduras].Photo by Rusty Wessel. (14-May-2005). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Amatitlania

Group
Amatitlania (subgenus)

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
12-May-2014

Amatitlania nigrofasciata (Günther, 1867)


Original description as Heros nigrofasciatus:

ZooBank:A1189A04-DCEB-4EC5-85DE-5BE629152BFE.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1867. "On the fishes of the states of Central America, founded upon specimens collected in fresh and marine waters of various parts of that country by Messrs. Salvin and Godman and Capt. J. M. Dow". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1866, pp. 600-604 (crc00014)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Amatitlania nigrofasciata is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. Amatitlania nigrofasciata has been widely introduced in many countries outside its natural range.

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