Crenicichla empheres

The Crenicichla empheres lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

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

Crenicichla empheres is distinguished from other members of the C. More

Crenicichla empheres is distinguished from the other species of the missioneira-group by the presence of six to eight horizontally elongate dark blotches along the middle portion of the body, slightly below the upper lateral line, absence of a lateral band, presence More

Crenicichla empheres is named after its similarity to C. jurubi, a congener that is also found in the Uruguay River drainage (the Greek empheres means similar). More

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Crenicichla
Species : Crenicichla empheres
Authority : Lucena, 2007