Rheoheros coeruleus (Stawikowski & Werner, 1987)
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7 - 8; dH range: 9 - 20
Distribution:  Central America: Atlantic slope, upper Tulija River in the Usumacinta River drainage, Mexico.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  A current-loving fish which prefers the montane habitat. Feeds upon aufwuchs and the encrusted invertebrates (mostly small crustaceans).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 17 December 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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