Cichlidae

Mcmahan, Caleb D., Matamoros, Wilfredo A., Álvarez Calderón, Francisco S., Henríquez, Wendy Yamileth, Recinos, H. Michelle, Chak, 2013, Checklist of the Inland Fishes of El Salvador, Zootaxa 3608 (6), pp. 440-456: 451-452

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3608.6.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8B60241F-8229-49B8-9B28-0CAC90614E38

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/E17A4F2C-FFC4-FFC9-FF68-4E0EFE7EFB77

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Cichlidae
status

 

Family Cichlidae 

Secondary

Amatitlania coatepeque Schmitter-Soto, 2007 (Endemic)  (Mojarra del Coatepeque  , Coatepeque  convict cichlid) Hydrographic zone: Lago Coatepeque 

Department: Santa Ana

Amatitlania nigrofasciata (Günther, 1867) 

(Burra/Burrita, Convict cichlid)

Hydrographic zones: Río Lempa, Río Paz, Cara Sucia San Pedro, Grande de Sonsonate, Río Grande de San Miguel Departments: Ahuachahapán, Sonsonate, San Miguel, Morazán, Santa Ana, Chalatenango, Cuscatlán

Amphilophus longimanus (Günther, 1867)  (Machaca, Red breast cichlid)

Hydrographic zone: Río Lempa Department: Santa Ana

Amphilophus macracanthus (Günther, 1864) 

(Mojarra negra, Blackthroat cichlid)

Hydrographic zones: Río Lempa, Río Paz, Cara Sucia San Pedro, Río Grande de San Miguel Departments: Ahuachapán, San Miguel, Santa Ana, Cuscatlán

Cichlasoma  ’ trimaculatum (Günther, 1867)

(Istataua, Three spot cichlid)

Hydrographic zones: Río Lempa, Cara Sucia San Pedro, Río Grande de San Miguel Departments: Ahuachapán, San Salvador, San Miguel, Santa Ana, Cuscatlán Cryptoheros cutteri (Fowler, 1932) 

( Congo hondureño, Honduran congo)

Hydrographic zones: Río Lempa, Río Grande de San Miguel Departments: San Miguel, Santa Ana

Oreochromis niloticus (Linneaus, 1758) (Introduced)  ( Tilapia, Nile  tilapia)

Hydrographic zone: Grande de Sonsonate Departments: Sonsonate, Santa Ana

Parachromis dovii (Günther 1864) (Introduced)  (Guapote, Wolf cichlid)

Hydrographic zone: Río Lempa Department: Santa Ana

Parachromis managuensis (Günther, 1867) (Introduced)  (Guapote tigre, Jaguar guapote)

Hydrographic zones: Río Lempa, Río Paz, Rio Grande de San Miguel Departments: Ahuachapán, San Miguel, Santa Ana

Parachromis motaguensis (Günther, 1867) 

(Guapote, False yellowjacket cichlid)

Hydrographic zones: Río Lempa, Río Paz, Río Grande de San Miguel, Lago Coatepeque  Departments: Ahuachahpán, La Libertad, San Salvador, San Miguel, Santa Ana

Paraneetroplus guttulatus (Günther, 1864)  (Mojarra de Amatitlán, Amatitlán cichlid) Hydrographic zone: Lago Coatepeque  Department: Santa Ana