Adult from Casiquiare River
An adult of Heros severus from the Casiquiare River, Orinoco basin [Venezuela].Photo by Wolfgang Staeck. (06-Nov-2013). determiner Wolfgang Staeck

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Heros

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
18-Mar-2016

Heros severus Heckel, 1840


Original description as Heros severus:

ZooBank:CF8AA5EB-FA32-4925-9B6F-A85A4C98C2B5.

  • 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)

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

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