Adult in the aquarium
Adult of Astronotus ocellatus in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (21-Feb-2005). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Astronotini

Genus
Astronotus

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
01-Mar-2009

Astronotus ocellatus (Agassiz, 1831)


Original description as Lobotes ocellatus:

ZooBank:52BFFCCE-1C45-474A-A0D0-247B48B50FBA.

  • Agassiz, Louis. 1831. "Pisces brasiliensis". Selecta Genera et Species Piscium quos in itinere per Brasilian annis MDCCCXVII–MDCCCXX, jussu et auspiciis Maximiliani Josephi I., Bavariae Regis Augustissimi, peracto collegit et pingendos curavit Dr. J. B. de Spix, [etc.], digessit, descrips. 1-138 (crc00349)

Synonyms (2):

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

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