Crenicichla strigata

The Crenicichla strigata lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.5, dH range: 20 environment.

An adult Crenicichla strigata from the Rio Capim in aquarium. Picture as it appears in the "Cichlids yearbooks 1", page 82. Photo by Frank Warzel. More

Crenicichla strigata, or the Striped Pike Cichlid, is named so for its juvenile color patterns, ususally light brown with dark horizontal stripes of varying thickness from the mid-line of the fish through the dorsal half. Small dark spots adorn the head and face. More

Common names

Gestreifter Kammbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Stribet Geddecichlide in Danish (dansk)
Stribet kamcichlide in Danish (dansk)
Viirusukkula-ahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
条纹矛丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋矛麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Crenicichla
Species : Crenicichla strigata
Authority : G