Cribroheros altifrons (Kner, 1863)
Cribroheros altifrons
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 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
 Max. size:  13 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7; dH range: 10
 Distribution:  Central America: Pacific slope of Costa Rica (Térraba River) to Panama (Chiriqui River).
 Biology:  Inhabits rocky and sandy stream usually with moderate to fast flowing water and between 20-400 meters elevation. Feeds upon aufwuchs and invertebrates as well as various aquatic insects.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 29.04.97
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.03.17
 Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 14.03.01

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