Barton's cichlid

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Barton's cichlid
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Nosferatu
Species: N. bartoni
Binomial name
Nosferatu bartoni
(T. H. Bean, 1892)

Acara bartoni Bean, 1892
Cichlasoma bartoni Bean, 1892
Herichthys bartoni Bean, 1892

Barton's cichlid (Nosferatu bartoni), is a species of cichlid endemic to Mexico where it occurs in the basin of the Panuco River where it can be found in lagoons and rivers. This species can reach a length of 18 centimetres (7.1 in) SL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[1][2]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Herichthys bartoni" in FishBase. November 2014 version.
  2. ^ De la Maza-Benignos, M.; Ornelas-García, C. P.; Lozano-Vilano, M.d.L.; García-Ramírez, M.E. & Doadrio, I. (2015). "Phylogeographic analysis of genus Herichthys (Perciformes: Cichlidae), with descriptions of Nosferatu new genus and H. tepehua n. sp" (PDF). Hydrobiologia. 748 (1): 201–231. doi:10.1007/s10750-014-1891-8.