Crenicichla missioneira

The Crenicichla missioneira lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Crenicichla missioneira from Villa Constitucion Department of Salto , in the aquarium of Felipe Cantera, Montevideo . Photo by Marcelo Casacuberta. More

Crenicichla missioneira habitat Crenicichla missioneira habitat near Constitucion, Salto, Uruguay. March 2001. Photo Marcelo Casacuberta We then disappointedly turned our attention to catching Gym. Balzanii adults, which were found only in chest deep (or deeper) water. More

The Crenicichla missioneira group consists of the Uruguaian endemic species C. missioneira, C. minuano, C. tendybaguassu, C. igara and C. jurubi. They grow to about 20 cm SL. Scale counts range between 52 and 68. More

Common names

Joaninha in Portuguese (Português)
貪食矛麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
貪食矛麗魚 in Unknown
贪食矛丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
贪食矛丽鱼 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Crenicichla
Species : Crenicichla missioneira
Authority : Lucena & Kullander,1992