Male in the aquarium
A male of Reganochromis calliurus in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (03-Nov-2007). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Limnochromini

Genus
Reganochromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
09-Mar-2011

Reganochromis calliurus (Boulenger, 1901)


Original description as Paratilapia calliura:

ZooBank:85009830-867F-476C-B401-5DF0E3DBAE5E.

  • 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: Reganochromis calliurus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006). Widespread distribution so the localized threats identified are unlikely to impact on the entire population.

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