Male in the aquarium
A male of Amphilophus istlanus from La Huacana, Michoacán [Mexico], in the aquarium of Don Danko [USA].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Amphilophus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
13-Dec-2018

Amphilophus istlanus (Jordan & Snyder, 1899)

Mojarra criolla; Mojarra del Balsas; Redside cichlid.


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Original description as Heros istlanus:

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  • Jordan, David Starr & J. O. Snyder. 1899. "Notes on a collection of fishes from the rivers of Mexico, with description of twenty new species". Bulletin of the U.S. Fish Commission. v. 19, pp. 115-147 (crc00041)

Synonyms (2):

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Conservation: Amphilophus istlanus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).