Adult in the aquarium
An adult of Geophagus brachybranchus in the aquarium of James Cumming [Canada].Photo by James Cumming.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Geophagus

Status
valid


Geophagus brachybranchus Kullander & Nijssen, 1989


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Original description as Geophagus brachybranchus:

ZooBank:00CB7CBC-E4D7-495C-A482-8355005C755D.

  • Kullander, Sven & H. Nijssen. 1989. "The Cichlids of Surinam (Teleostei: Labroidei)". E. J. Brill, Leiden. Cichlids Surinam. i-xxxii + pp. 1-256 (crc00290)

Conservation: Geophagus brachybranchus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2009).