Adult in the aquarium
A female of Crenicichla nickeriensis in the aquarium of Oliver Lucanus [Canada].Photo by Oliver Lucanus.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Saxatilis

Status
valid


Crenicichla nickeriensis Ploeg, 1987


Original description as Crenicichla nickeriensis:

ZooBank:C4FBD760-59FB-41DB-816F-E1E22AA8D7A0.

  • Ploeg, Alex. 1987. "Review of the cichlid genus Crenicichla Heckel, 1840 from Surinam, with descriptions of three new species (Pisces, Perciformes, Cichlidae)". Beaufortia. v. 37; n. 5; pp. 73-98 (crc01175)

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

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