Vertebrate Zoology 57(1): 63-71, doi:
Description of Laetacara fulvipinnis sp. n. (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the upper drainages of the rio Orinoco and rio Negro in Venezuela
expand article infoWolfgang Staeck, Ingo Schindler
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Laetacara fulvipinnis sp. n. is described from the upper drainages of rio Orinoco and rio Negro in Venezuela. It can be distinguished from all the other described Laetacara species by the following combination of characters: dorsal fin usually XV.10, 23–25 scales in a lateral line, caudal fin without conspicuous pattern of light dots, and size (maximum SL 74 mm).
Systematics, ichthyology, freshwater, ecology, reproductive behaviour, Cichlidae, new species, Venezuela