Pair in the aquarium
A pair of Crenicichla lucius in the aquarium. This picture won best of show in the Photo and art category during the american Cichlid association convention 1998 in Chicago.Photo by Lee Newman. determiner Lee Newman

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Saxatilis

Status
valid


Crenicichla lucius Cope, 1871


Original description as Crenicichla lucius:

ZooBank:C8A04F90-2367-4851-8E01-265C7B164303.

  • Cope, Edward D. 1871. "Contribution to the ichthyology of the MaraƱon". Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. v. 11; pp. 559-570 (crc00071)

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

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