Chiapaheros grammodes (Taylor & Miller, 1980)
Chiapaheros grammodes
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  20.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7 - 8; dH range: 10 - 33
Distribution:  Central America: Atlantic slope, in the Grijalva River basin from the Grande de Chiapa drainage in Mexico to Lagartero River in Guatemala.
Biology:  Inhabits lower river to middle river valleys as well as lake. Prefers moderate flowing streams and large rivers with strong currents which are clear, clean and high in oxygen content. Can be found over rocks, sand, silt, or mud. Occurs in most all the habitats available within its small territorial boundaries.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 05 February 2019 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 29.04.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.03.17
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 21.11.01

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