Male in the aquarium
A male of Yssichromis pyrrhocephalus from the Tanzanian coast of Lake Victoria in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (22-Feb-2005).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Yssichromis

Status
valid


Yssichromis pyrrhocephalus (Witte & Witte-Maas, 1987)


Original description as Haplochromis pyrrhocephalus:

  • Witte, Frans & E. L. M. Witte-Maas. 1987. "Implications for taxonomy and functional morphology of intraspecific variation in Haplochromine cichlids of Lake Victoria with descriptions of five zooplanktivorous species". From form to fishery: an ecological and taxonomical contribution to morphology and fishery of Lake Victoria cichlids (crc01275)
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Conservation: Yssichromis pyrrhocephalus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010).

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