Male in the aquarium
A male of Rocio spinosissima in the aquarium of Don Danko [USA].Photo by Don Danko. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Rocio

Status
valid


Last updated on:
09-Apr-2016

Rocio spinosissima (Vaillant & Pellegrin, 1902)


Original description as Heros (Cichlasoma) spinosissimus:

ZooBank:E115CBE3-0AEE-42FA-8B3B-31DC278DE831.

  • Vaillant, Leon Louis & J. Pellegrin. 1902. "Cichlidés nouveaux de l'Amérique Centrale". Bulletin du Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle. 8; pp 85-86 (crc00021)
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Conservation: Rocio spinosissima is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2009).

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