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Mayaheros ericymba (Hubbs, 1938:284)

Mojarra de Bulha, Mojarra de Sambulá, Mojarra de San Bulha



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cichlasoma ericymba Hubbs, 1938:284; Cichlasoma urophthalmum ericymba Hubbs, 1938:284


Conservation Status

Last record: 1975

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



San Bulha Cenote (or Cave), Merida, Yucatan, Mexico


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: UMMZ116091






Original scientific description:

Hubbs, C. L.  (1938). Fishes from the caves of Yucatan. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publications No. 491 (art. 21): 261-295, Pls. 1-4.


Other references:

Contreras-Balderas, S. & Almada-Villela, P. 1996. Cichlasoma urophthalmum ssp. ericymba. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T4840A11099909. Downloaded on 26 September 2016.

Jelks, Howard L., Walsh, Stephen J., Burkhead, Noel M., Contreras-Balderas, Salvador, Díaz-Pardo, Edmundo, Hendrickson, Dean A., Lyons, J., Mandrak, Nicholas E., McCormick, Frank, Nelson, Joseph F., Platania, Steven P., Porter, Brady A., Renaud, Claude B., Schmitter-Soto, Juan Jacabo, Taylor, Eric B. and Warren, Melvin L. Jr. (2008). Conservation status of imperiled North American freshwater and diadromous fishes. Fisheries 33(8): 372-407.

Kullander, S.O., 2003. Cichlidae (Cichlids). p. 605-654. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.


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