Female with fry at Kipili
A female of Perissodus microlepis with her fry in Kipili, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Perissodini

Genus
Perissodus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
28-Mar-2015

Perissodus microlepis Boulenger, 1898


Original description as Perissodus microlepis:

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1898. "Report on the fishes recently obtained by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in Lake Tanganyika". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. vol. 3: pp. 494-497 (crc00006)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Perissodus microlepis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006). Perissodus microlepis is a very common cichlid in several types of habitat and is not threatened by overfishing or otherwise.

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