Adult male
A male of Paretroplus maculatus swimming in the magnificent 12,000 liters Madagascar cichlid aquarium of Jean Claude Nourissat in Solliès [France].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Jean Claude Nourissat

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Etroplinae

Genus
Paretroplus

Group
High bodied

Status
valid


Last updated on:
04-Oct-2004

Paretroplus maculatus Kiener & Maugé, 1966


Original description as Paretroplus maculatus:

  • Kiener, A. & M. Maugé. 1966. "Contributions à l'étude systématique et écologique des poissons Cichlidae endémiques de Madagascar". Mémoires du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle. Serie A; Zoologique 40 (2); p 51-99 (crc00279)
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Conservation: Paretroplus maculatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2016).

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