Male from RIo Aripuananã
A male of Geophagus mirabilis from Rio aripuananã, Madeira River, Amazon River Basin [Brazil] near Salto Dardanelos waterfall, in the aquarium of Oliver Lucanus [Canada].Photo by Oliver Lucanus.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Geophagus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
02-Apr-2012

Geophagus mirabilis Deprá, Kullander, Pavanelli & da Graça, 2014


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Original description as Geophagus mirabilis:

ZooBank:292CFF02-F368-497A-BDE3-C0A563DB647B.

  • Deprá, Gabriel C & Sven O. Kullander, Carla S. Pavanelli and Weferson J. da Graça. 2014. "A new colorful species of Geophagus (Teleostei: Cichlidae), endemic to the rio Aripuanã in the Amazon basin of Brazil". Neotropical Ichthyology. v. 12(n. 4), pp. 737-746. DOI: 10.1590/1982-0224-20140038 (crc06517) (abstract)

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