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alta, Crenicichla Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912:516, Pl. 68 (fig. 3) [Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1); ref. 1227] Gluck Island, Guyana. Holotype: FMNH 53777 [ex CM 2274a]. Paratypes: (78) BMNH 1911.10.31.11 and 12 (1, 1), 1911.10.31.13-14 (2); CAS [ex IU 12455] (14), CAS 78954-56 [ex 12434-36] (8 now 3, 4 now 1, 8 now 4), 78961 [ex 12443] (2, now 1); FMNH 7546 (1), 53758 (3), 53759 (orig. 6, now 4), 53762-71 (4, 5, 1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2), 53896 (3); MCZ 30134 (1); NMW 32873 (1); USNM 66165 (1); CAS-SU 21780 (1); ZMA 100244 (1); ZMB 18085 (1); plus more at CAS [ex IU]. Type catalog: Henn 1928:95 [ref. 12305], Böhlke 1953:81 [ref. 12291], Nijssen et al. 1982:87 [ref. 19236], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:28 [ref. 12367], Paepke & Schindler 2013:267 [ref. 32895]. •Valid as Crenicichla alta Eigenmann 1912 -- (Ploeg 1991:21 [ref. 20196], Isbrücker 2002:35 [ref. 29552], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:626 [ref. 27061], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:97 [ref. 35633], Urbano-Bonilla et al. 2018:90 [ref. 35773], Varella et al. 2018:383 [ref. 35777]). Current status: Valid as Crenicichla alta Eigenmann 1912. Cichlidae: Cichlinae. Distribution: Amazon and Orinoco river basins: Brazil, Colombia and Guyana. Habitat: freshwater.