Local common name:
Cichlidae [Cichlids], Sub-family: Cichlinae
[max to 74 cm]
[max to 6.8 kg]
Up to 5 m
Minor Commercial Fisheries; Commercial Aquaculture; Commercial Aquarium; Gamefish.
Yes, it had been introduced here. Native to a few South America countries but had been introduced to many countries, incl Singapore. This fish was caught at one of the local reservoirs.
*ID are not confirmed as verifications are still ongoing [either C. monoculus or C. ocellaris]
Photo courtesy of 'Lionel Leong'
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