Male in the aquarium
Crenicichla alta in the aquarium of Pascal Ribbens [Belgium].Photo by Pascal Ribbens. (04-May-2001).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Saxatilis

Status
valid


Crenicichla alta Eigenmann, 1912


Original description as Crenicichla alta:

ZooBank:C1651EB2-A297-4E5D-8248-F0E3FFF855BA.

  • Eigenmann, Carl H. 1912. "The freshwater fishes of British Guiana, including a study of the ecological grouping of species, and the relation of the fauna of the plateau to that of the lowlands". Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum. v. 5; n. 1; i-xxii + pp. 1-578 (crc00216) (abstract)

Synonyms (2):

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

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