Talamancaheros sieboldii (Kner, 1863)
Talamancaheros sieboldii
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  25 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7 - 8; dH range: 9 - 19
Distribution:  Central America: Pacific slope, from Esparza (Costa Rica) to Río Sta María (Panama).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits moderate to fast flowing waters. Juveniles feed primarily upon aquatic insects while adults feed on vegetable matter such as aufwuchs and algae. Produces about 200-300 fry (Ref. 7335).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 11 December 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 30.04.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.03.17
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 29.11.01

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