Freshly collected young
Young adult of Cichla pleiozona freshly collected on hook and line at Rio Mamoré, Amazon basin [Bolivia]. Photo by Oliver Lucanus.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Cichlini

Genus
Cichla

Status
valid


Last updated on:
04-Jan-2007

Cichla pleiozona Kullander & Ferreira, 2006

Lake Gatun peacock bass.


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Original description as Cichla pleiozona:

  • 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 pleiozona is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.