Male in the aquarium
A male of Geophagus brasiliensis in the aquarium of Don Danko [USA].Photo by Don Danko.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Geophagus

Group
Brasiliensis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
12-Oct-2018

Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)


Original description as Chromis brasiliensis:

ZooBank:BBB40A03-C8F4-4FB2-AE69-2C22E089EACB.

  • Quoy, J.R.C. & P. Gaimard. 1824. "Chapitre 9 - Poissons". Voyage autour du monde executé sur les corvettes de SM "L'Uranie" et "La Physicienne" pendant les années 1817-1820, Zoologie. pp 286-287 (crc00022)

Synonyms (2):

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

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