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Crenicichla monicae  Kullander & Varella, 2015

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Cichlinae
Etymology: Crenicichla: Latin, crenulatus = cut, clipped + Greek, kichle = wrasse (Ref. 45335);  monicae: Named for Mônica Toledo-Piza Ragazzo for her initiative and effort in publishing the drawings of Wallace which were a great service to science, and also for decisiveness in identifying the new species.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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South America: lower Rio Uaupés and lower Rio Içana, tributaries of the upper Rio Negro in Brazil. Unconfirmed information suggests that the species occurs also more upstream in the Uaupés at Mitú in Colombia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 27.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104137); 22.4 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 23 - 24; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-17; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 11 - 12; Vertebrae: 42 - 43

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Collaborators

Kullander, S.O. and H.R. Varella, 2015. Wallace's pike cichlid gets a name after 160 years: a new species of cichlid fish (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Upper Rio Negro in Brazil. Copeia 103(3):512-519. (Ref. 104137)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01479 (0.00684 - 0.03200), b=3.04 (2.86 - 3.22), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100) .