Male in the aquarium
A male of Maskaheros regani in the aquarium of Nico Spierenburg [Netherlands].Photo by Jan Fioole. (30-Jan-2014). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Maskaheros

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
19-Dec-2019

Maskaheros regani (Miller, 1974)


Original description as Cichlasoma regani:

ZooBank:6FDA36BB-171A-4898-841F-A7BBE4A3401E.

  • Miller, Robert Rush. 1974. "Cichlasoma regani, a new species of cichlid fish from the Rio Coatzacoalcos Basin, Mexico". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 87 (40); pp. 465-472 (crc00251)

Conservation: Maskaheros regani is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2018). In spite of the widespread deforestation of the rainforest in the area of distribution of Maskaheros regani, there is no immediate apparent danger to the survival of the species.

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