Male in the aquarium
An adult of Tomocichla tuba from Siquia River [Nicaragua], in the aquarium of Willem Heijns [Netherlands].Photo by Willem Heijns. (06-Jan-2008). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Tomocichla

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
05-Aug-2018

Tomocichla tuba (Meek, 1912)


Original description as Cichlasoma tuba:

ZooBank:276D44BD-AA93-4172-AE0A-68C9D3F197C8.

  • Meek, Seth Eugene. 1912. "New species of fishes from Costa Rica". Field Columbian Museum Publication. v.10(n. 7), pp. 69-75 (crc00142)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Tomocichla tuba is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. The habitat remain relatively stable with many area in pristine conditions, so the risk to this species is low at the present time.

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