Amatitlania siquia

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Amatitlania siquia
Amatitlania siquia.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Amatitlania
A. siquia
Binomial name
Amatitlania siquia

Amatitlania siquia, the Honduran red point cichlid, is a species of cichlid native to Central America.[1][2]

In 2019, scientists have shown that members of this monogamous species of fish develop a pessimist attitude when their partner is absent.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Fishbase: 2011. "Amatitlania siquia". Retrieved 2011-12-21. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Davis K and P Veenvliet: 2009. "11: species & populations". The Cichlid Room Companion. Retrieved 2011-12-21. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^