Male in the aquarium
An adult of Apistogramma pantalone male in the aquarium of Wolfgang Staeck; Berlin [Germany].Photo by Wolfgang Staeck. determiner Mike Wise

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Apistogramma

Group
Nijsseni

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
28-Mar-2018

Apistogramma pantalone Römer, Römer, Soares & Hahn, 2006


Original description as Apistogramma pantalone:

  • Römer, Uwe & P. Pretor & I. Hahn. 2006. "Apistogramma pantalone sp. n. - description of a geophagine dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Perciformes) from the north of Peru". Cichlid Atlas 2: Natural History of South American Dwarf Cichlids – Volume 2. pp. 524-567 (crc01416)

Conservation: Apistogramma pantalone is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2016). Considering the small known distribution area the species should be considered as vulnerable, currently no direct threats are known.

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