Male from Chituta Bay
A male of Limnochromis auritus from Chituta Bay, Lake Tanganyika [Zambia] in the aquarium of Thomas andersen [Denmark].Photo by Thomas Andersen. determiner Thomas Andersen

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Limnochromini

Genus
Limnochromis

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
27-Apr-2011

Limnochromis auritus (Boulenger, 1901)


Original description as Paratilapia aurita:

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1901. "Diagnoses of new fishes discovered by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in lakes Tanganyika and Kivu". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 7) pp. 1-6 (crc00034)

Conservation: Limnochromis auritus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).

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