Data about <i>Theraps microphthalmus</i>


Data about <i>Theraps microphthalmus</i>
geographic distribution includes
Additional detail Central America: Atlantic slope, in the Motagua River basin in Guatemala and Honduras FishBase  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Theraps microphthalmus</i>
body length (CMO)
Additional detail 25.0 cm male or unsexed FishBase  


Data about <i>Theraps microphthalmus</i>
Additional detail freshwater environment FishBase  
Additional detail oceanic benthopelagic zone biome
  • oceanic benthopelagic zone biome
    The benthopelagic zone biome comprises regions of the marine water column which usually coincide with the benthic boundary layer (BBL) - the layer of isothermal and isohaline water contiguous to the sea floor. A general reversal in the declining gradient of pelagic biomass may be observed here, perhaps explained by viable nutrition on the sea floor being resuspended by bottom currents. This zone typically extends 100 m above the seafloor, but may reach upto1000 m during benthic storms.
Additional detail slope
  • slope
    The part of an elevation or depression between the relatively flat surrounding area and the peak of a mount or the bottom of a depression.
Environments - EOL project  

Database and Repository Coverage

Data about <i>Theraps microphthalmus</i>
type specimen repository
Additional detail National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM), Washington, District of Columbia, USA. NMNH and USNM both refer to the National Museum of Natural History. Collections are associated with one or the other acronym. US, the US National Herbarium, is a collection within the National Museum of Natural History. URL for main institutional website: URL for institutional specimen catalog:
National Museum of Natural History Collections  


Data about <i>Theraps microphthalmus</i>
Additional detail 8.0 FishBase  


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