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Name - Pterophyllum scalare

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Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Perciformes (Order)
Cichlidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Ecological Indices of Microbes on Gastrointestinal Tract of Ornamental Fishes.
  • Effect of fasting on freshwater angelfish Pterophyllum scalare (Lichtenstein; Pisces: Cichlidae) development.
  • Characterisation and validation of housekeeping genes for qRT-PCR expression analysis in Pterophyllum scalare.
  • Development of microsatellite markers and evaluation of genetic diversity of the Amazonian ornamental fish Pterophyllum scalare.
  • Feeding rate and frequency during the first feeding of angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare- Schultze, 1823) and severum (Heros severus- Heckel, 1840) with Moina sp.

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