Post date: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 11:52
Updated date: 2/6/17
Blacktail (Quetzal) Cichlid - Paraneetroplus melanurus

 

Also known as the Quetzal Cichlid, after the flambouyant state bird of Costa Rica. This fish, or a hybrid form of it, has been found in the canals around Miami, no doubt because of a nefarious aquarium introduction.

 

 

Range Map

Photo Credits:

Reekfish


Lifelist Entries

Post date: Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 05:17
Florida
Post date: Friday, January 4, 2019 - 20:57
Miami, FL
Post date: Monday, July 16, 2018 - 01:02
Post date: Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 10:02
Lake Peten Itza, Guatemala
Post date: Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 07:30
Florida
Post date: Friday, October 26, 2012 - 20:29
Lago Peten Itza, Guatemala.
Post date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 15:00
North of Miami in some weeds by some rocks.
Post date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 09:22
FL
Post date: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 16:52
Post date: Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 14:45
FLORIDA