Crenicichla multispinosa Pellegrin, 1903
Crenicichla multispinosa
photo by Dubosc, J.

 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
 Max. size:  22.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  South America: Maroni and Mana rivers of Suriname and French Guiana.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Occupies the same biotope as C. ternetzi. C. ternetzi lives in the rocky zones of rapids where it finds shelter against back currents. Stays in shallow waters with bright sunlight (Ref. 35237).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 05.03.98
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
 Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 22.11.01

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