Male from Likoma Island
A male of Placidochromis electra from Likoma Island, Lake Malawi [Malawi] in the aquarium of the Club aquariophile de Vernon [France].Photo by Patrick Tawil. (19-Nov-2006). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Placidochromis

Status
valid


Curator

Last updated on:
09-Apr-2019

Placidochromis electra (Burgess, 1979)


Original description as Haplochromis electra:

ZooBank:8B4027A5-C150-4CFB-A172-E9E0A21FD044.

  • Burgess, Warren. 1979. "Studies on the family Cichlidae: 9. Haplochromis electra a new species of cichlid from the waters around Likoma Island, Lake Malawi". Tropical Fish Hobbyist Magazine. 27 (8); pp. 91-94 (crc00161)

Conservation: Placidochromis electra is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).

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