Male in the aquarium
A male of Satanoperca daemon in the aquarium of Radek Bednarczuk [Poland].Photo by Radek Bednarczuk. determiner Lee Newman

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Satanoperca

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
28-Sep-2004

Satanoperca daemon (Heckel, 1840)


Original description as Geophagus daemon:

  • Heckel, Johann Jakob. 1840. "Johann Natterer's neue Flussfische Brasilien's nach den Beobachtungen und Mittheilungen des Entdeckers beschrieben (Erste Abtheilung, Die Labroiden)". Annalen des Wiener Museums der Naturgeschichte. pp 325-471 (crc00007)

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

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