Male in the aquarium
A male of Crenicichla jegui in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (21-Feb-2005).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Reticulata

Status
valid


Crenicichla jegui Ploeg, 1986


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Original description as Crenicichla jegui:

ZooBank:87E92B4E-331B-48EB-8AC0-B27C2FE23841.

  • Ploeg, Alex. 1986. "The cichlid genus Crenicichla from the Tocantins River, state of Para, Brazil, with descriptions of four new species (Pisces, Perciformes, Cichlidae)". Beaufortia. v. 36; n. 5; pp. 57-80 (crc00072) (abstract)

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