Male at Jalo Reef
A male of Lethrinops macrophthalmus at Jalo Reef, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Lethrinops

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Lethrinops macrophthalmus (Boulenger, 1908)


Original description as Tilapia macrophthalma:

ZooBank:FC0F83C3-B04E-48F2-AD1E-5964C5FEACFC.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1908. "Diagnoses of new fishes discovered by Capt. E. L. Rhoades in Lake Nyassa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 8) pp. 238-243 (crc00068)
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Conservation: Lethrinops macrophthalmus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006).

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