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Scientific Name Amatitlania altoflava  (Allgayer, 2001)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Carñaveral, (Rio Caño), Province Bocas del Toro, Panama.
Etymology Amatitlania: Named for the type locality of the type species; 'Amatitlán' means 'a place abundant in amate' in Nahuatl, 'amate' is a kind of rustic paper made from the bark of Ficus petiolaris or Ficus indica
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Size 100mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central America: Atlantic Panama.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Lower Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Panama Caribbean Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference L'an Cichlidé v. 1, pp 16, 3 figs. (unnumbered).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:23 (species record created: 2009 Oct 10 05:23)