Cichlid Room Companion


On the balsas living diamond; "Cichlasoma" istlanum Jordan and Snyder 1899

By , 1991.
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas,

On the balsas living diamond; \

Classification: Species overview, Central and North America.

'Cichlasoma' istlanum 'Cichlasoma' istlanum male in Papagayo River, Mezcala, Balsas. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.

Ruling the underwater environment of the Mexican largest Pacific drainage, the Balsas river system, lives as the solely native representative of the cichlid family a beautiful fish of magnificent colors and interesting habits, 'Cichlasoma' istlanum.

Become a subscriber

Please login to see the full content. Unlock the full content of this and all other documents, images, and videos by becoming a subscriber of the Cichlid Room Companion. Get a free book of the same value as your membership!

subscribe login