Cichlasoma urophthalmus (Gunther, 1862)
MEXICAN MOJARRA
Mayan Cichlid
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Mayaheros urophthalmus   (Günther, 1862)

Mexican mojarra Upload your photos  and  videos
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Cichlinae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic; depth range 2 - ? m (Ref. 7335 ).   Tropical; 20°C - 39°C (Ref. 35127 ); 27°N - 11°N, 98°W - 80°W (Ref. 55201 )

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Central America: Atlantic drainages from Mexico to Nicaragua.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m 11.7 , range 10 - 19 cm
Max length : 39.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40637 ); max. published weight: 1.1 kg (Ref. 40637 )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabit freshwater marshes and mangrove swamps. Adults prefer coastal lagoons and rivers and will tolerate marine conditions. Feed on small fishes and macro-invertebrates (Ref. 7335 ). Spawn on the bottom in both fresh and brackish water (Ref. 35127 ).

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Max. 600 eggs.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Collaborators

Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr , 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 94142 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: commercial; aquaculture: commercial; gamefish: yes; aquarium: commercial FAO(Publication : search ) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02570 (0.01760 - 0.03754), b=3.06 (2.96 - 3.16), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.9   ±0.57 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.16-0.20; tmax=7; Fec=2,085-6,615). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Unknown .

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