Male in habitat
A male of Neetroplus nematopus in central Costa Rica. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Neetroplus


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Last updated on:
18-Feb-2017

Neetroplus nematopus Günther, 1867

Moga; Picaculo.


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Original description as Neetroplus nematopus:

ZooBank:6D4EDCB3-9A89-4702-A37B-4B203C5A2EE2.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1867. "On the fishes of the states of Central America, founded upon specimens collected in fresh and marine waters of various parts of that country by Messrs. Salvin and Godman and Capt. J. M. Dow". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1866:600-604 (crc00014)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Neetroplus nematopus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (NT) near threatened (2019). Most lakes and rivers in Neetroplus nematopus distribution range so far maintain good conditions as fish species are not considered threatened.