Freshly collected at Cumarú
A beautiful adult individual (apparently a male) of Geophagus gottwaldi, collected with a gill net along the middle Rio Negro (0°33'32"S, 63°22'50"W), Amazon basin [Brazil], near the locality of Cumarú.Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (08-Oct-2012).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Geophagus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
02-Jan-2008

Geophagus gottwaldi Schindler & Staeck, 2006


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Original description as Geophagus gottwaldi:

ZooBank:4AEA66CF-4291-4703-A2D1-66AB9FB1C422.

  • Schindler, Ingo & Wolfgang Staeck. 2006. "Geophagus gottwaldi sp. n. - a new species of cichlid fish (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the drainage of the upper río Orinoco in Venezuela". Zoologische Abhandlungen. v. 56; pp. 91-97 (crc01370) (abstract)

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