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Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Saxatilis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
05-Feb-2018

Crenicichla ploegi Varella, Loeb, Lima & Kullander, 2018


Original description as Crenicichla ploegi:

  • Varella, Henrique Rosa & M.V. Loeb, F.C.T. Lima, S.O. Kullander. 2018. "Crenicichla ploegi, a new species of pike-cichlid of the C. saxatilis group from the Rio Juruena and upper Rio Paraguai basins in Brazil, with an updated diagnosis and biogeographical comments on the group (Teleostei: Cichlidae)". Zootaxa. v. 4377(n. 3), pp. 361–386 (crc08403) (abstract)

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

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