Freshly collected adult
Freshly collected adult of Gymnotus maculosus in Rio Tempisque [Northwestern Costa Rica]. Photo by Michi Tobler. (13-Mar-2015).

Family
Gymnotidae

Genus
Gymnotus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
15-Aug-2013

Gymnotus maculosus Albert & Miller, 1995

Cuchillo; Spotted knifefish.


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Original description as Gymnotus maculosus:

ZooBank:F731C130-9B98-4517-913A-C848627C6087.

  • Albert, James S & R.R. Miller. 1995. "Gymnotus maculosus, a new species of electric fish (Chordata: Teleostei: Gymnotoidei) from Middle America, with a key to species of Gymnotus". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. v. 108(n. 4), pp. 662-678 (ffm00491)

Conservation: Gymnotus maculosus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.