Male from Rio Uruguay
A male of Gymnogeophagus australis from Río Uruguay; Corrientes province [Argentina], in the aquarium of Ariel Alberto Puentes, Buenos aires.Photo by Ariel Alberto Puentes.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Gymnogeophagus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
09-Nov-2009

Gymnogeophagus australis (Eigenmann, 1907)


Original description as Geophagus australe:

ZooBank:5DF0326F-C1FA-4388-BD79-3CD21B6359D4.

  • Eigenmann, Carl H. 1907. "On a collection of fishes from Buenos Aires". Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences. 8; p. 454 (crc00019)

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

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