In the aquarium
Crenicichla macrophthalma in the aquarium of Rainer Stawikowski, Gelsenkirchen [Germany], Sep-2002.Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Rainer Stawikowski

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Macrophthalma

Status
valid


Crenicichla macrophthalma Heckel, 1840


Original description as Crenicichla macrophthalma:

ZooBank:AF8CAEF6-7EA1-41F2-BFB2-CDC1F997E80C.

  • Heckel, Johann Jakob. 1840. "Johann Natterer's neue Flussfische Brasilien's nach den Beobachtungen und Mittheilungen des Entdeckers beschrieben (Erste Abtheilung, Die Labroiden)". Annalen des Wiener Museums der Naturgeschichte. pp 325-471 (crc00007)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Crenicichla macrophthalma is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2009).

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