Young in the aquarium
Young of Crenicichla heckeli from an unknown locality in the aquarium of Tonny Brandt andersen [Denmark].Photo by Tonny Brandt Andersen.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Wallaci

Status
valid


Crenicichla heckeli Ploeg, 1989


Original description as Crenicichla heckeli:

ZooBank:B407712F-66F6-4F32-9947-B80895F9D607.

  • Ploeg, Alex. 1989. "Zwei neue Arten der Gattung Crenicichla Heckel, 1840 aus dem Amazonasbecken, Brasilien (Pisces, Perciformes, Cichlidae)". Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift (DATZ). pp 163-167 (crc00075)

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

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