Cichla piquiti

The Cichla piquiti lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Cichla piquiti is one of the newly described (2006) species of Cichla. More

Cichla piquiti from the upper Araguaida river in the aquarium of Seiichi Hamada, Osaka . Photo by Seiichi Hamada. determiner Seiichi Hamada. Cichla piquiti Kullander & Ferreira, 2006 - Last updated on 04-Jan-2007. More

Cichla piquiti is known as tucunar More

Cichla piquiti is easily distinguished from its codistributed species, C. kelberi by body shape (elongate-fusiform, white or blusish color, with 5 bars vs. More

Common names

Tucunaré in Portuguese (Português)
Tucunaré azul in Portuguese (Português)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Cichla
Species : Cichla piquiti
Authority : Kullander & Ferreira, 2006