Breeding can be achieved with very little effort and no specific requirements are needed for breeding purposes.

The Guapote lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 7.0, dH range: 20 environment.

Distinguishing Features: Jaguar guapote can be distinguished by their very large, oblique mouth, the rear edge of which extends to below the anterior edge of their eyes. More

system and pursue ambushing guapote (lightning fast cousins of the peacock bass), chunky mojarra (like a bluegill on steroids) or hard-fighting machaca. Or try for world-record class snook in the river mouth. More

* A monster guapote taken right in front of Volcano Arenal. A monster guapote taken right in front of Volcano Arenal. * This guapote did not give up easy. More

and known locally as guapote ("the most handsome" in Spanish). It is shaded in pastel hues, has a fearsome set of teeth, and feathered dorsal and caudal fins. More

The Jaguar Guapote aka Managuense cichlid Cichlasoma managuense, is not native to Florida, Louisiana or Utah, but breeding populations have been established in both Utah and Florida with a couple of specimens showing up in Louisiana waters but not shown to be reproducing in the wild there More

What is a guapote? The term is applied in Central America to a group of large, attractively marked carnivorous cichlids ecologically analogous to the large and small mouthed basses of North America. More

guapote in late September just two years prior. More

Arenal and Lake Nicaragua for “Guapote”, the Guapote is basically a Central American Bass although it’s technically a member of the Cichlid family. More

The Guapote, being a cousin to the aggressive and nearly mythical Peacock Bass of South America are tremendous fighters and worthy adversaries for a fly rod. More

local species that might be confused with the jaguar guapote is the black crappie, but guapote's teeth and broken lateral line instantly set it apart. More

guapote fights for all the world like a black bass, and may run to 12 pounds, although the average size is probably closer to three pounds. More

Common names

Guapote in English
Guapote in Spanish (español)
Guapote blanco in Spanish (español)
Guapote-cichlide in Danish (dansk)
Lagunero in German (Deutsch)
Lagunero in Spanish (español)
Leopardenbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Leopardikirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Rainbow bass in English
Wolf cichlid in English
达氏丽体鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
達氏麗體魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Parachromis
Species : Parachromis dovii
Authority : G