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Petenia splendida (Bay snook; Giant cichlid)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Petenia splendida, the Bay snook, is a species of cichlid from Mexico and northern Central America. It is important to local commercial fisheries.
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Upper Usumacinta Guatemala, Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Upland Rivers    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Maya Multiple Use Area 1156412 Guatemala  
Reserva de la Biosfera de Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve VI 1312618 Mexico  
Shipstern Nature Reserve IV 20453 Belize


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Zoo Parc de Beauval


America, North - Inland waters; Belize; Central America: Atlantic slope of Grijalva River to Usumacinta River (Mexico), Usumacinta River (Guatemala), and Belize.; Guatemala; Mexico; Neotropical;

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
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License