Freshly collected individual
Vieja guttulata from Lago Coatepeque, El Salvador, from the expedition Kullander and Ready El Salvador 2006.Photo by Sven Kullander. (18-Feb-2006). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Vieja

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
31-Jan-2016

Vieja guttulata (Günther, 1864)

Amatitlán cichlid; Mojarra de Amatitlán.


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Original description as Heros guttulatus:

ZooBank:48828A96-AE29-4AA3-A11C-3946FC629DA4.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1864. "Report of a collection of fishes made by Messrs. Dow, Godman, and Salvin in Guatemala". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1864, pp. 144-154 (crc00137)

Conservation: Vieja guttulata is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2018).