Male in the aquarium
A male of Mikrogeophagus altispinosus in the aquarium [France].Photo by Philippe Burnel. (22-Nov-2008).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Mikrogeophagus

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
30-Mar-2007

Mikrogeophagus altispinosus (Haseman, 1911)


Original description as Crenicara altispinosa:

  • Haseman, John D.. 1911. "An annotated catalog of the cichlid fishes collected by the expedition of the Carnegie Museum to central South America, 1907-10". Annals of the Carnegie Museum. pp. 329-373 (crc00340)

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

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