Male in the aquarium
Male of Apistogramma helkeri in the aquarium of Wolfgang Staeck [Germany]. Photo by Wolfgang Staeck. (21-Dec-2015). determiner Wolfgang Staeck

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Apistogramma


Last updated on:
02-Jun-2022

Apistogramma helkeri Schindler & Staeck, 2013


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Original description as Apistogramma helkeri:

ZooBank:27586FA4-FBDA-4195-BC25-97A343B7D7E0.

  • Schindler, Ingo & W. Staeck. 2013. "Description of Apistogramma helkeri sp. n., a new geophagine dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the lower río Cuao (Orinoco drainage) in Venezuela". Vertebrate Zoology. 63(3):301-306 (crc06068) (abstract)

Conservation: Apistogramma helkeri is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2017).