Male with fry
A male of Vieja melanurus with fry in Lake Peten-Itza [Guatemala].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (27-Apr-2016). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Vieja

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
09-May-2011

Vieja melanurus (Günther, 1862)


Original description as Heros melanurus:

ZooBank:6FF32937-307E-441E-91EB-AB4C6F90BAF1.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1862. "Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Acanthopterygii, Pharyngognathi and Anacanthini in the collection of the British Museum". Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum London. Vol 4; i-xxi + 1-534 (crc00035)

Synonyms (3):

Conservation: Vieja melanurus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. Vieja melanurus remains stable in most of its range.

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