Atabapo Red Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla lugubris)

Also known as Atabapo Red, Inirida Spotted Pike Cichlid, Orange Pike Cichlid, Pike Cichlid, Red Pike Cichlid, Spot-tail Cichlid, Spotted-tail Cichlid, Spotted-tail Pike Cichlid

Description

Also known as Atabapo Red, Inirida Spotted Pike Cichlid, Orange Pike Cichlid, Pike Cichlid, Red Pike Cichlid, Spot-tail Cichlid, Spotted-tail Cichlid, Spotted-tail Pike Cichlid.

Found hiding around and under vegetated areas waiting for their prey in rivers and their tributaries.
They feed on fish, insects and plants.
Length - 32cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread South America

A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Crenicichla-lugubris.html

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