Male in normal coloration
A male of Australoheros macacuensis in normal coloration in the aquarium of Paul V. Loiselle [USA]. The fish is also being circulated in the hobby as A. oblongus. This fish was from John Neimans [USA], who has traced their provenance as far back as Jeff Rapps [USA]. It is here tentatively identified as A. macacuensis.Photo by Paul V Loiselle. (16-Dec-2012).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Australoheros

Status
valid


Last updated on:
01-Apr-2012

Australoheros macacuensis Ottoni & Costa, 2008


Original description as Australoheros macacuensis:

  • Ottoni, Felipe & Wilson Costa. 2008. "Taxonomic revision of the genus Australoheros RÍCAN & KULLANDER, 2006 (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with descriptions of nine new species from southeastern Brazil". Vertebrate Zoology. v.58 (2), pp. 207-232 (crc01699)

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

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