Male in the aquarium
A male of Thoracochromis demeusii in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (28-May-2006). determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Thoracochromis

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
06-Aug-2008

Thoracochromis demeusii (Boulenger, 1899)


Original description as Paratilapia demeusii:

ZooBank:07C1E3E6-121D-40A8-8A99-004494069552.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1899. "Matériaux pour la faune du Congo. Poissons nouveaux du Congo. Cinquième Partie. Cyprins, Silures, Cyprinodontes, Acanthoptérygiens". Annales du Musée du Congo Belge. Zoologique 1; p 122 (crc00130)

Conservation: Thoracochromis demeusii is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2009).

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