Freshly collected adult
Freshly collected adult of Crenicichla maculata at Rio Tres Forquillas, coastal drainages [Brazil].Photo by Oldřich Říčan. (10-Nov-2012).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Lacustris

Status
valid


Crenicichla maculata Kullander & Lucena, 2006


Original description as Crenicichla maculata:

  • Kullander, Sven & Lucena, Carlos A. Santos de. 2006. "A review of the species of Crenicichla (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Atlantic coastal rivers of southeastern Brazil from Bahia to Rio Grande do Sul States, with descriptions of three new species". Neotropical Ichthyology. v. 4; (2 April/June 2006); pp. 127-146 (crc01286)

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

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