Adult in the aquarium
An adult of Pseudetroplus maculatus in normal coloration in the aquarium. Photo by Philippe Burnel. determiner Philippe Burnel

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Etroplinae

Genus
Pseudetroplus

Status
valid


Pseudetroplus maculatus (Bloch, 1795)


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Original description as Chaetodon maculatus:

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  • Bloch, Marcus Elieser. 1795. "Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische". Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische, Berlin. i-ii 1-192 (crc00224)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Pseudetroplus maculatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2011).