Blue discus
Symphysodon aequifasciatus blue discus of the magnificent discus collection of Ken Davis in atlanta, Jun-03. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (06-Jun-2003). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Symphysodon


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12-Dec-2022

Symphysodon aequifasciatus Pellegrin, 1904

Paneliquara; Peléco; Ácara buçeta.


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Original description as Symphysodon discus var. aequifasciata:

ZooBank:9AA275FB-1622-4403-A67D-CB9C31557FEB.

  • Pellegrin, Jacques. 1904. "Contribution à l'étude anatomique, biologique et taxonomique des poissons de la famille des Cichlidés". Memoires Societe Zoologique de France. 16(2-4):41-400 (crc06953)

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Conservation: Symphysodon aequifasciatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018). Symphysodon aequifasciatus is widely distributed, found in the central and east portion of the basin Amazonian in tributaries along the Solimões-Amazonas System. The species is marketed as ornamental and is also found in regional fishing markets. No threats were detected that could significantly endanger the populations (Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio), 2022).