Pair in aquarium
A pair of Crenicichla hu n the aquarium of Oliver Lucanus [Canada]. Photo by Oliver Lucanus.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Status
valid


Last updated on:
30-Mar-2012

Crenicichla hu Pialek, Rican, Casiotta & Almiron, 2010


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Original description as Crenicichla hu:

  • Piálek, Lubomír & O. Říčan, J. Casiotta & A. Almirón. 2010. "Crenicichla hu, a new species of cichlid fish (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Paraná basin in Misiones, Argentina". Zootaxa. 2537: pp. 33-46 (2010) (crc02653) (abstract)

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