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保育: Amphilophus sp. 'xiloa fatlip' 尚未被國際自然保育聯盟列入IUCN受威脅物種紅皮書名單中. This species should be considered as vulnerable, since it is just found in the small crater Lake Xiloá, and apparently just in very small numbers.