Cichla kelberi

The Cichla kelberi lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Cichla kelberi is one of the newly described (2006) species of Cichla. Cichla kelberi ID Key - C. Kelberi is similar to both C. monoculus C. More

Conservation: Cichla kelberi is not evaluated by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2008). More

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Cichla kelberi has long been confused with C. monoculus (e.g., Fontenele, 1958, as C. ocellaris), which it resembles in shape and general colour pattern. More

The structure of Cichla kelberi population was characterized regarding the sex ratio, total length composition and some reproductive characteristics. The specimens were collected in two periods, from November 2002 to November 2003 and from December 2004 to May 2006. More

Cichla kelberi is easily distinguished from the codistributed species C. piquiti. It is not easily distinguished from C. monoculus. More

Common names

Tucunaré amarela in Portuguese (Português)
Tucunaré comum in Portuguese (Português)

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