Adult at Nkondwe Island
Adult of Asprotilapia leptura at Nkondwe Island, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (14-Sep-2010). determiner Thomas Andersen

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Ectodini

Genus
Asprotilapia

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
30-Jan-2007

Asprotilapia leptura (Boulenger, 1901)


Original description as Asprotilapia leptura:

ZooBank:15400FC3-81A7-48D1-A097-FB9311B4F4A5.

  • 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: Asprotilapia leptura 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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