Adult in Lake Miramar
An adult of Cincelichthys pearsei in Lake Miramar, Usumacinta drainage [Mexico]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (30-Apr-2014). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Cincelichthys

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
09-Sep-2016

Cincelichthys pearsei (Hubbs, 1936)

Cuerudo; Mojarra zacatera; Pantano cichlid; Ramera.


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Original description as Herichthys pearsei:

ZooBank:7AC40056-18CF-4673-A1A9-546D4FB710EF.

  • Hubbs, Carl Leavitt. 1936. "XVII. Fishes of the Yucatan Peninsula". The Cenotes of Yucat√°n, a Zoological and Hydrographic Survey. (457)157-287 (crc00250)

Conservation: Cincelichthys pearsei is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018). Given the large distribution range for this species and the almost pristine (yet) conditions of many habitats the conservation of this species should be of least concern.