Adult from Rio Tocantins
An adult of Crenicichla compressiceps from Rio Tocantins in the aquarium of Frank Warzel [Germany].Photo by Frank Warzel.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Wallaci

Status
valid


Crenicichla compressiceps Ploeg, 1986


Original description as Crenicichla compressiceps:

ZooBank:5D9A020B-B508-42A2-9F5B-C1AF68C9BCC1.

  • Ploeg, Alex. 1986. "The cichlid genus Crenicichla from the Tocantins River, state of Para, Brazil, with descriptions of four new species (Pisces, Perciformes, Cichlidae)". Beaufortia. v. 36; n. 5; pp. 57-80 (crc00072) (abstract)

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

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