Taxon profile


Argentine Humphead
Gymnogeophagus balzanii (Perugia, 1891)

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

Scientific synonyms

Geophagus balzanii Perugia, 1891
Gymnogeophagus cyanopterus Miranda-Ribeiro, 1918
Geophagus duodecimspinosus Boulenger, 1895


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [12375]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
EN Veríssimo, S.; C. S. Pavanelli; H. A. Britski; M. M. M. Moreira. (2005): Fish, Manso Reservior region of influence, Rio Paraguai basin, Mato Grosso State, Brazil., Check List 1(1):1-9PDF [as Gymnogeophagus balzanii (Perugia, 1891)]

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