Adult from Argentina in the aquarium
Adult of Australoheros scitulus in the aquarium of Ariel Alberto Puentes [Argentina].Photo by Ariel Alberto Puentes.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Australoheros

Group
Scitulus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
01-Apr-2012

Australoheros scitulus (Rican & Kullander, 2003)


Original description as Cichlasoma scitulum:

ZooBank:C8DB162F-767A-4478-9823-8E378FF66D08.

  • Říčan, Oldřich & S.O. Kullander. 2003. "‘Cichlasoma’ scitulum, a new species of cichlid fish from the Rio de la Plata region in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay". Copeia. v. 2003(n. 4), pp. 794-802 (crc00313) (abstract)

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

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