Vieja guttulata (Günther, 1864)
Amatitlan cichlid
Vieja guttulata
photo by Ortiz Cruz, V.M.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7; dH range: 10 - 20
Distribution:  Central America: Pacific slope of Guatemala.
Biology:  Found on various types of substrates, from mud to sand and rocks, in lower, middle and upper river valleys. Oviparous (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 26 September 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 24.10.91
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 24.03.17
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 29.11.01

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