Re: NANFA-- Texas cichlid vs. Blue Texas cichlid

unclescott (
Mon, 6 Jan 2003 19:59:27 -0600

> He also points out that the official common name for C. cyanogutatum is
> Grande cichlid.

An old name found in a Field & Steam magazine article zillion years ago was
Rio Grande perch. The article was on fishing for them as pan fish.

I don't know if that name is/was commonly used or if someone thought that
they tasted better as perch. ;)

As I recall, the author did note that they were the northernmost cichlids in
the western hemisphere.

All the best,

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