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Cryptoheros spilurus (Günther 1862)

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Cryptoheros spilurus

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Distribution: Rivers flowing into Lake Isabel, Atlantic slope from Belize to Nicaragua: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua; introduced to Hawaiian Islands.

Habitat: freshwater.

Submitted by
Heiko Bleher
GPS
15.4805098, -89.3724976
Geographical region
Central America
Drainage Basin
Amatique Bay
River catchment
Water body type
Lake
Water body name
Izabal
Water body part
Outflow
Water body course
Upper course
Water body: tributary of
Rio
Tributary name
Polochic
Type locality
Lake Isabel, Guatemala.
Conservation status/IUCN Red List
Not Evaluated (NE)

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Water transparency
Concentration of sediments
Water temperature
°C
Water flow/curent

Chemical parameters

pH
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Biology

Standard length
cm
Water volume (min. aquarium)
l
Social behaviour
Behaviour description
Aggression grade
Peacefull
Activity
Day active
Sexual dimorphism
Nutrition in Nature

Reproduction

Breeding tank set-up
Nutrition parents
Mating type
Spawning behaviour
Breeding habits
Hatching period
Number of eggs in average
Parental care
Fry number
Nutrition fry
Notes on reproduction

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