Male in the aquarium
Male of Cribroheros longimanus. Photo by Kjell Nilsson. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Cribroheros

Group
rostratus

Status
valid


Cribroheros longimanus (Günther, 1867)

Carataca; Carate; Cholesca; Machaca; Pecho rojo; Viejito.


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Original description as Heros longimanus:

ZooBank:D9097328-2C4F-4990-B29F-229A1815A02A.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1867. "On the fishes of the states of Central America, founded upon specimens collected in fresh and marine waters of various parts of that country by Messrs. Salvin and Godman and Capt. J. M. Dow". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1866, pp. 600-604 (crc00014)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Cribroheros longimanus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2019).