Female from Rio Inirida
A female of Cichla orinocensis from Rio Inirida, Orinoco [Colombia] in the aquarium of Oliver Lucanus [Canada].Photo by Oliver Lucanus.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Cichlini

Genus
Cichla

Status
valid


Last updated on:
04-Jan-2007

Cichla orinocensis Humboldt, 1821


Original description as Cichla orinocensis:

ZooBank:81E85B7B-EE2C-49FE-99B1-6AE5F2164233.

  • Von Humboldt, F.H.. 1834. "Voyage de Humboldt et Bonpland, Observations de Zoologie". Voyage de Humboldt et Bonpland, Observations de Zoologie. Paris 2; p 169 (crc00352)

Synonyms (2):

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

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