Taxon profile


Geophagus brasiliensis Kner, 1865

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Cichlidae - cichlids »  genus Geophagus - Eartheaters

Scientific synonyms

Acara gymnopoma Günther, 1862
Acara minuta Hensel, 1870
Chromis brasiliensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Chromys unimaculata Castelnau, 1855
Geophagus olfersi Gosse, 1976
Geophagus tuberosus Gosse, 1976

Other names

= Pearl Cichlid

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/9655]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4751]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
EN Gomiero, L. M.; F. M. S. Braga. (2006): Fish, Corumbataí and Jacaré-Pepira river basins, São Paulo State, Brazil [], Check List 2(1):57-67 [as Geophagus brasiliensis Kner, 1865]
EN Baumgartner, D.; G. Baumgartner; C. S. Pavanelli; P. R. L. da Silva; V. A. Frana; L. C. de Oliveira; M. R. Michelon (2006): Fish, Salto Osório Reservoir, Iguaçu River basin, Paraná State, Brazil. [], Check List 2(1):1-4 [as Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)]

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