Adult in the aquarium
Adult of Geophagus proximus in the aquarium of Willem Heijns [Netherlands].Photo by Willem Heijns. determiner Willem Heijns

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Geophagus

Status
valid


Geophagus proximus (Castelnau, 1855)


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Original description as Chromys proxima:

ZooBank:00E9A8D1-AEB9-48BD-B90F-99DD78F604C1.

  • de Laporte de Castelnau, Francis. 1855. "Poissons". Animaux nouveaux or rares recueillis pendant l'expédition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud, de Rio de Janeiro a Lima, et de Lima au Para; exécutée par ordre du gouvernement Français pen. I-XII + 1-112 (crc00186)

Conservation: Geophagus proximus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.