Herichthys tamasopoensis Artigas Azas, 1993
Tamasopo cichlid
photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
 Max. size:  18 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.8 - 8.3
 Distribution:  North America: Atlantic slope, in the Tamasopo River of Panuco River basin, Mexico.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Occurs in hard, clear waters with pH 7.8-8.3, over rock substrate. Found syntopic with Nosferatu pame, N. steindachneri, Xiphophorus montezumae, Gambusia panuco, and Astyanax mexicanus among other fish species (Ref. 99935).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 16.03.01
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 09.07.16
 Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 16.03.01

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