Male in the aquarium
A male of Apistogramma arua in the aquarium of Oliver Lucanus [Canada].Photo by Oliver Lucanus.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Apistogramma

Status
valid


Last updated on:
16-Nov-2007

Apistogramma arua Römer & Warzel, 1998


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Original description as Apistogramma arua:

ZooBank:00A66BC8-CAC2-4CDA-87DD-2E47307AC16E.

  • Römer, Uwe & F. Warzel. 1998. "Apistogramma arua sp. n. (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae), a new species of dwarf cichlid from the Rio Arapiuns system, Para State, Brazil". Aqua: Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology. v. 3(n. 2), pp. 45-54 (crc01022) (abstract)

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