Male in the aquarium
A male of Crenicichla lacustris from the Itapemirim River [Brazil], in the aquarium of Franz Warzel [Germany].Photo by Frank Warzel.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Lacustris

Status
valid


Crenicichla lacustris (Castelnau, 1855)


Original description as Cycla lacustris:

ZooBank:34137341-9FA3-4984-BCFA-23A46373F6D5.

  • de Laporte de Castelnau, Francis. 1855. "Poissons". Animaux nouveaux or rares recueillis pendant l'expédition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud, de Rio de Janeiro a Lima, et de Lima au Para; exécutée par ordre du gouvernement Français pen. I-XII + 1-112 (crc00186)

Synonyms (2):

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

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