Arrow cichlid

The Arrow cichlid lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Arrow cichlid; Poison arrow frog; Yellowline arrow crab; Arrow-marked babbler; Total Images : 72 Page No. More

arrow cichlid is an open water dwelling species, unlike its bottom dwelling relatives. Photographed at Steinhart aquarium. Figure 6: (Top-right) A sexually inactive male Amphilophus trimaculatus. More

The arrow cichlid, Amphilophus zaliosus, discovered in 1976. This species is one of possibly as many as six found only in Lake Apoyo. Aura Cruz, Jaime Obando and Pablo Somarriba cross a stream during study of the Golden-cheeked Warbler. More

and bigger jaws than the longer, narrower Arrow cichlid, which has an elongated jaw. More

New research suggests the arrow cichlid, top, which eats insect larvae, evolved in Lake Apoyo from the Midas cichlid, above, which feeds on snails. More

zaliosus, the arrow cichlid, is the result of sympatric speciation in Lake Apoyo and (more ...) Recently, strong evidence for speciational processes in the Midas cichlid species complex has been discovered. Wilson et al. More

Common names

Arrow cichlid in English
Mojarra flecha in Spanish (español)
Ulappakirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
札里丽体鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
札里麗體魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Amphilophus
Species : Amphilophus zaliosus
Authority : Barlow, 1976