Amphilophus is a genus of cichlid fishes from Central America , ranging from southern Mexico to Panama. The genus currently contains 23 species, including several that are well-known from the aquarium trade. According to FishBase , there are currently 16 recognized species in this genus, listed below. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amphilophus Midas cichlid A. July

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Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life. Amphilophus macracanthus Firemouth Facebook. Kingdom Animalia animals. Animalia: information 1 Animalia: pictures Animalia: specimens Animalia: sounds Animalia: maps Eumetazoa metazoans.

Eumetazoa: pictures Eumetazoa: specimens Eumetazoa: sounds Eumetazoa: maps Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals. Bilateria: pictures Bilateria: specimens Bilateria: sounds Bilateria: maps Deuterostomia deuterostomes. Deuterostomia: pictures Deuterostomia: specimens Deuterostomia: sounds Phylum Chordata chordates.

Chordata: information 1 Chordata: pictures Chordata: specimens Chordata: sounds Craniata craniates. Craniata: pictures Craniata: specimens Craniata: sounds Subphylum Vertebrata vertebrates. Vertebrata: information 1 Vertebrata: pictures Vertebrata: specimens Vertebrata: sounds Superclass Gnathostomata jawed vertebrates.

Gnathostomata: pictures Gnathostomata: specimens Gnathostomata: sounds Euteleostomi bony vertebrates. Euteleostomi: pictures Euteleostomi: specimens Euteleostomi: sounds Class Actinopterygii ray-finned fishes. Actinopterygii: information 1 Actinopterygii: pictures Actinopterygii: specimens Order Perciformes.

Perciformes: pictures Perciformes: specimens 5. Family Cichlidae Cichlids. Cichlidae: information 1 Cichlidae: pictures Genus Amphilophus. Amphilophus: pictures 6. Species Amphilophus macracanthus Firemouth. Read more Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: information 1 Animalia: pictures Animalia: specimens Animalia: sounds Animalia: maps The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support.


American cichlids

Almost all the Central and North American cichlids are monogamous substrate breeders. Unlike the South American cichlids, a majority of the Central and North American cichlids originates from one single lineage — the Cichlasomine. The Central and North American cichlids that do not originate from Cichlasomine are found in Panama and have probably developed in South America and later reached Panama. Since Central and North American cichlids inhabit various environments in a large region of the world, they have naturally adapted to different conditions and their preference will vary when it comes to water chemistry, temperature etcetera. Compared to South American cichlids, the Central and North American cichlids display smaller variations when it comes to soft and acidic waters.



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