Geophagus surinamensis
Geophagus surinamensis in the aquarium. Photo by David Breinig.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Geophagus

Group
Surinamensis

Status
valid


Geophagus surinamensis (Bloch, 1791)


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Original description as Sparus surinamensis:

ZooBank:C698FC93-1917-4300-8EFE-0E514918EA28.

  • Bloch, Marcus Elieser. 1790. "Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. Berlin". Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische, Berlin. i-xii + 1-128 (crc00222)

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