Male in the aquarium
Male of Crenicichla proteus.Photo by Eric Wolla.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Saxatilis

Status
valid


Crenicichla proteus Cope, 1871


Original description as Crenicichla proteus:

ZooBank:AE71464D-7669-4E32-9059-B0CD51F523F7.

  • Cope, Edward D. 1872. "On the Fishes of the Ambyiacu River". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. pp. 250-294 (crc00074)

Synonyms (2):

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

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