Chaetobranchus

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Chaetobranchus
Chaetobranchus flavescens.jpg
C. flavescens
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Astronotinae
Genus: Chaetobranchus
Heckel, 1840
Type species
Chaetobranchus flavescens
Heckel, 1840

Chaetobranchus is a small genus of cichlid fishes from South America where they are native to the Amazon Basin, Orinoco Basin and rivers in the Guianas.

Species[edit]

There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Chaetobranchus in FishBase. February 2013 version.