Male in the aquarium
A male of Gymnogeophagus mekinos in the aquarium of Tonny Brandt andersen.Photo by Tonny Brandt Andersen.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Gymnogeophagus

Status
valid


Gymnogeophagus mekinos Malabarba, Malabarba & Reis, 2015


Original description as Gymnogeophagus mekinos:

ZooBank:142AA25B-2A11-4770-AC4C-7CDA383ED842.

  • Malabarba, Luis R & M.C. Malabarba & R.E. Reis. 2015. "Descriptions of five new species of the Neotropical cichlid genus Gymnogeophagus Miranda Ribeiro, 1918 (Teleostei: Cichliformes) from the rio Uruguay drainage". Neotropical Ichthyology. v. 13(n. 4), pp. 637-662 (crc07024) (abstract)

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

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