Male from Guyana
A male of Crenicichla saxatilis from Guyana in the aquarium of Frank Warzel [Germany]. Photo by Frank Warzel.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Saxatilis

Status
valid


Crenicichla saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)


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Original description as Sparus saxatilis:

ZooBank:D4A49211-089F-4067-B701-3958016E40B7.

  • Linnaeus, Carolus. 1758. "Systema Naturae, Ed. X.". Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. 10 i-ii + pp. 1-824 (crc00310)

Synonyms (2):

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