Pair in the aquarium
Breeding pair of Mesoheros atromaculatus in the aquarium of Willem Heijns [Netherlands].Photo by Willem Heijns. determiner Willem Heijns

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Mesoheros

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
20-Dec-2009

Mesoheros atromaculatus (Regan, 1912)


Original description as Cichlosoma (Parapetenia) atromaculatum:

ZooBank:6FDAC80A-04E4-42B9-B4B7-0A0FAE32C3A4.

  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1912. "Descriptions of new cichlid fishes from South America in the British Museum". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 8), v. 9: pp. 505-507 (crc00329)

Conservation: Mesoheros atromaculatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2016).

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