Young adult in aquarium
A young adult of Crenicichla zebrina in the aquarium of Oliver Lucanus [Canada].Photo by Oliver Lucanus.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Acutirostris

Status
valid


Last updated on:
30-Mar-2012

Crenicichla zebrina Montaña, López-Hernández & Taphorn, 2008


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Original description as Crenicichla zebrina:

  • Montaña, Carmen & H. López-Hernández & D.C. Taphorn. 2008. "A new species of Crenicichla (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the Ventuari River, Upper Orinoco River Basin, Amazonas State, Venezuela". Zootaxa. (n. 1856): pp. 33–40 (2008) (crc01608) (abstract)

Conservation: Crenicichla zebrina is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. the species seems to be rare at the type locality, but the actual distribution in the tributaries of the Ventuari is still unknown..