Crenicichla compressiceps male

Crenicichla compressiceps Ploeg, 1986

Group: Wallacii ?

Distribution: Rapids of lower Rio Tocantins

Type Locality: Rapids downstream of Jatobal, Rio Tocantins, Brazil

Size: 3-4 inches

Comments: A frequently imported species. It can be spawned in aquaria if aggression is managed. More information on this species in Dwarf Pike Cichlids article.

Described in: Beaufortia 36 (5); p 57-80

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