Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Cichlidae > Cleithracara > Cleithracara maronii

Cleithracara maronii (Keyhole; Keyhole cichlid)

Synonyms: Acara maronii; Aequidens maronii; Cleithracara maroni
Language: Creole, French; Danish; Djuka; Finnish; French; Galibi; German; Oyampi; Polish; Portuguese; Saramaccan; Swedish; Wayana

Wikipedia Abstract

The keyhole cichlid (Cleithracara maronii) is a cichlid fish endemic to tropical South America, occurring in the lower Orinoco Basin in Venezuela and river basins in The Guianas. The single species is the only species in the genus Cleithracara. The species is popular with fishkeeping hobbyists and is frequently kept in aquariums.
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Parasitized by 
Sciadicleithrum aequidens[1]
Sciadicleithrum cavanaughi[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Riga Zoo


America, North - Inland waters; America, South - Inland waters; French Guiana; Guyana; Neotropical; South America: Trinidad (impersistent), Orinoco River basin (delta), rivers from Barima River (Guyana) to Ouanary River (French Guiana).; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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