Crenicichla anthurus male from Peru

Crenicichla anthurus Cope, 1872

Group: Saxatilis

Distribution: Peru and Ecuador

Type Locality: Rio Ambyiacu, Peru

Size: 8 - 10 inches

Comments: This specimen was photographed by Alf Stalsberg in Ecuador near Puyo centrum. It is unusual among the saxatilines in the area to sport a ringed shoulder spot or humeral blotch, an easy identification character.

Described in: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 23; p 252

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