Male from Rio Yi
A male of Gymnogeophagus tiraparae with a big hump on the head freshly collected at Rio Yi [Uruguay] basin at Duranzo [central Uruguay].Photo by Leonardo Ortíz.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Gymnogeophagus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
01-Apr-2009

Gymnogeophagus tiraparae González-Bergonzoni, Loureiro & Oviedo, 2009


Original description as Gymnogeophagus tiraparae:

ZooBank:342CAED4-5DD6-4716-9C28-F2B259EC2A15.

  • González-Bergonzoni, Iván & Marcelo Loureiro & Sebastián Oviedo. 2009. "A new species of Gymnogeophagus from the río Negro and río Tacuarí basins, Uruguay (Teleostei: Perciformes)". Neotropical Ichthyology. 7(1): 19-24, 2009 (crc01770)

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

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