Adult in the aquarium
Adult of Crenicichla lepidota in the aquarium.Photo by Marcelo Casacuberta. determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Saxatilis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
05-Jan-2019

Crenicichla lepidota Heckel, 1840


Original description as Crenicichla lepidota:

ZooBank:156943FC-1100-45C4-8FD9-259859F43DA2.

  • Heckel, Johann Jakob. 1840. "Johann Natterer's neue Flussfische Brasilien's nach den Beobachtungen und Mittheilungen des Entdeckers beschrieben (Erste Abtheilung, Die Labroiden)". Annalen des Wiener Museums der Naturgeschichte. pp 325-471 (crc00007)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Crenicichla lepidota 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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