Adult in the aquarium
Cichla piquiti from the upper araguaida river [Brazil] in the aquarium of Seiichi Hamada, Osaka [Japan].Photo by Seiichi Hamada. determiner Seiichi Hamada

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Cichlini

Genus
Cichla

Status
valid


Last updated on:
04-Jan-2007

Cichla piquiti Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Blue peacock bass.


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Original description as Cichla piquiti:

  • Kullander, Sven & Efrem J. G. Ferreira. 2006. "A review of the South American cichlid genus Cichla, with descriptions of nine new species (Teleostei: Cichlidae)". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 17; n. 4; pp. 289-398 (crc01337)

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