Male at Chiofu bay
A male of Hemitilapia oxyrhynchus in Chiofu Bay, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Hemitilapia

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Sep-2010

Hemitilapia oxyrhynchus Boulenger, 1902


Original description as Hemitilapia oxyrhynchus:

ZooBank:4633FAC4-D928-40E4-BBEE-B10EB4C49A1D.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1902. "Diagnoses of new cichlid fishes discovered by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in Lake Nyassa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 7) 69-71 (crc00067)

Conservation: Hemitilapia oxyrhynchus 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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