Mayaheros beani (Jordan, 1889)
Green guapote
Mayaheros beani
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.5; dH range: 10 - 23
Distribution:  Central America: Pacific slope of Mexico. Formerly established in California, USA but now has been extirpated.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits the lower river valley sections.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 August 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 28.11.91
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.03.17
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 21.11.01

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