Retroculus septentrionalis

The Retroculus septentrionalis lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Retroculus septentrionalis juvenile in the aquarium of Fabien NANEIX . Photo by Fabien Naneix. Retroculus septentrionalis Gosse, 1971 - Curator: Lee Newman. Last updated on 07-Nov-2009. More

Retroculus septentrionalis: Dorsal fin XIV-XV.10-11. A. III.6-7. Scales in a lateral row 34-37. Gill rakers 13-15. Caudal fin with distinct vertical stripes. More

I was suprised to find Retroculus septentrionalis in such slow water habitats. With its spear-like teeth, it's easy to see why Hydrolycus cf. armatus is a top predator. More

Common names

Akalayouloupoko in Oyampi
Akalayouloupoko in South American Indian (Other)
Akalayouloupoko in Unknown
Awefi in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Awefi in Djuka
Awefi in Unknown
Cara bicudo in Portuguese (Português)
Prapra in Creole, French
Prapra in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Prapra in Unknown
北方后臀丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
北方后臀丽鱼 in Unknown
北方後臀麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
北方後臀麗魚 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Retroculus
Species : Retroculus septentrionalis
Authority : Gosse, 1971