Adult in Candelaria River
An adult of Thorichthys helleri in normal coloration in Candelaria River [México]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Thorichthys

Group
Helleri

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
26-Oct-2015

Thorichthys helleri (Steindachner, 1864)

Bacchoy; Mojarra amarilla; Yellow cichlid.


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Original description as Heros helleri:

ZooBank:E9E66A9A-6D9C-4735-B0A2-E492027818FD.

  • Steindachner, Franz. 1864. "Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Chromiden Mejico's und Central-Amerika's". Denkschriften der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. v. 23 (n. 2); 57-74 (ffm00248)

Conservation: Thorichthys helleri is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2018).