Cribroheros diquis (Bussing, 1974)
photo by Molina, A.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  13.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Central America: Pacific slope of southeastern Costa Rica.
Biology:  Inhabits creeks and rivers, in backwaters or even waters of moderate current velocity between 16 and 700 m elevation. Lives over rocky, sand or gravel bottoms. Eats insects, seed and fruit (Ref. 36880).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 25 July 2019 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 29.04.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.03.17
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 16.03.01

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