Illustration of holotype
Illustration of holotype of Cychla nigro-maculata.Photo by anonymous . Sent by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Cichlini

Genus
Cichla

Status
valid


Last updated on:
04-Jan-2007

Cichla nigromaculata Jardine & Schomburgk, 1843

Rio Negro peacock bass.


Original description as Cychla nigro-maculata:

ZooBank:D48E128D-90D7-464D-AFB3-8EEA749C3FB3.

  • Schomburgk, R.H. 1843. "Ichthyology- Fishes of British Guiana - Part 2". The Naturalists' Library. v. XL; p. 153-212 (crc00059)

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

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