Group in Iguazu River
Group of Gymnogeophagus taroba in Iguazu River, Paraná drainage at Iguazú waterfalls [Argentina]. Photo by Cesar Gabriel Schmitke. (13-Mar-2021).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Gymnogeophagus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
06-Jan-2018

Gymnogeophagus taroba Casciotta, Almirón, Piálek & Říčan, 2017


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Original description as Gymnogeophagus taroba:

ZooBank:FB1E4871-7DF5-42FB-B2DF-5066C03DEBE0.

  • Casciotta, Jorge & A. Almirón, L. Piálek, O. Říčan. 2017. "Gymnogeophagus taroba (Teleostei: cichlidae), a new species from the Río Iguazú basin, Misiones, Argentina". Historia Natural - Tercera Serie. v. 7(n. 2), pp. 5-22 (crc08360) (abstract)

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