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

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Acutirostris

Status
valid


Last updated on:
30-Mar-2012

Crenicichla tigrina Ploeg, Jegu & Ferreira, 1991


Original description as Crenicichla tigrina:

ZooBank:63C61869-2941-4ADD-8159-22CBA664B79E.

  • Ploeg, Alex & M. Jegu & E. Ferreira. 1991. "Crenicichla tigrina, une nouvelle espèce de Cichlidae (Pisces, Perciformes) du Rio Trombetas, Pará, Brésil". Bulletin Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam. v. 13 (n. 1): pp. 1-11 (crc01644)

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

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