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An Anglers Guide to the
Recognized Species of Peacock Bass

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Cichla thyrorus

Cichla thyrorus is one of the newly described (2006) species of Cichla. No photos of live specimens are available to us at this time. If you have live photos of Cichla thyrorus and would like to share them on this site, with photo credits, please contact us - E-Mail Paul Reiss

ID Key: Cichla thyrorus

Identification Keys
Bars and Markings Colors Size Key Characters Similar Species
Large ocellated blotches replace vertical bars in adults. Blotchy cheek markings present. Not known to us at this time. If you have info and would like to share it on this site, please contact us -
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Juveniles:

Adults:
Depth to length ratio: approx. 29%

Lateral Line Scales: approx. 83
Most similar to
C. pinima
C. temensis
C. vazzoleri
C. jariina
Angler's Summary
Known Range Behavior Notes Habitat Common Names IGFA records
Countries: Brazil .

River Basins: The Rio Trombetas, upstream of the waterfall, Cachoeira Porteira
Not known to us at this time. If you have info and would like to share it on this site, please contact us -
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Not known to us at this time. If you have info and would like to share it on this site, please contact us -
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None

Fishing Tactics

Not Known - If you have fished for Cichla thyrorus, please contact us - E-Mail Paul Reiss

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