Female guarding eggs
A female of Crenicichla punctata from Uruguay guarding her spawn in the aquarium of Frank Warzel [Germany].Photo by Frank Warzel.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Lacustris

Status
valid


Crenicichla punctata Hensel, 1870


Original description as Crenicichla punctata:

ZooBank:AEC1A29E-94AF-4D58-9201-4EC92BAC4452.

  • Hensel, R.. 1870. "Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Wirbelthiere Südbrasiliens. (Fortsetzung)". Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 36 (1); pp. 50-91 (crc00081)

Synonyms (1):

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

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