Male in the aquarium
A male of Geophagus pellegrini from Rio Choco [Colombia], in the aquarium or Mark Smith [USA].Photo by Mark Smith. (12-Mar-2010).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Geophagus

Group
Crassilabris

Status
valid


Last updated on:
09-Feb-2009

Geophagus pellegrini Regan, 1912


Original description as Geophagus pellegrini:

ZooBank:A12BDEF6-0B4A-413C-BAD8-0CE52F56C3A6.

  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1912. "Descriptions of new cichlid fishes from South America in the British Museum". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 8), v. 9: pp. 505-507 (crc00329)

Conservation: Geophagus pellegrini is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2016).

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