Male from Barcelos
A male of Apistogramma mendezi from the vicinity of Barcelos in the Negro River, Amazon River Basin [Brazil], in the aquarium of Fabien Naneix [France].Photo by Fabien Naneix. (06-Dec-2008).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Apistogramma

Group
Bitaeniata

Status
valid


Last updated on:
20-Nov-2007

Apistogramma mendezi Römer, 1994


Original description as Apistogramma mendezi:

ZooBank:601190B2-7160-462A-911E-9FA21D561B8B.

  • Römer, Uwe. 1994. "Apistogramma mendezi nov. sp. (Teleostei: Perciformes; Cichlidae): description of a new dwarf cichlid from the Rio Negro system, Amazonas State, Brazil". Aqua: Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology. v. 1(n. 1), pp. 1-12 (crc01201) (abstract)

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

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