Crenicichla proteus female with fry

Crenicichla proteus male

Crenicichla proteus Cope, 1872

Group: Saxatilis

Distribution: Rio Napo in Peru and Ecuador. Rio Solimoes and Ambiyacu.

Type Locality: Río Ambyiacu, Peru

Size: 8-10 inches

Comments: See article on this species in the Articles section - A Tale of Two Pikes.

Described in: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 23; p 252-253

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