Male in the aquarium
A male of Paretroplus maromandia swimming in the magnificent 12,000 liters Madagascar cichlid aquarium of Jean Claude Nourissat in Solli├Ęs [France].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Jean Claude Nourissat

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Etroplinae

Genus
Paretroplus

Group
High bodied

Status
valid


Paretroplus maromandia Sparks & Reinthal, 1999


Original description as Paretroplus maromandia:

ZooBank:33A01C6D-0D39-47F1-B91F-C1329E1FCBD2.

  • Sparks, John S. & P.N. Reinthal. 1999. "Paretroplus maromandia, a new cichlid fish from the northwest of Madagascar". Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan. (n. 727), pp 18 (crc00321) (abstract)
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Conservation: Paretroplus maromandia is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2016).

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