Also known as Blackstripe Cichlid, Marbled Fenestratus, Mexican Cichlid, Mosaic Cichlid, Window Cichlid.
Found over mud and sand bottoms, in slow to moderate flowing waters in lakes and over river valleys.
They feed on aquatic insects, invertebrates, plants and vegetable matter.
Length - 25cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread North America
A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade.
These fish brood their eggs in their mouths to protect their young. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Vieja-fenestrata