Freshly collected male
A male of Thoracochromis petronius from Kashaka Bay, Lake George.Photo by Mark Smith. (22-Feb-2005). determiner Mark Smith

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Thoracochromis

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
16-Jan-2009

Thoracochromis petronius (Greenwood, 1973)


Original description as Haplochromis petronius:

ZooBank:4A8D0D5A-C14B-4670-A6D0-72CC37A30954.

  • Greenwood, Peter Humphry. 1973. "A revision of the Haplochromis and related species (Pisces: Cichlidae) from Lake George, Uganda". Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series. Series 25 (5); pp 141-242 (crc00219)

Conservation: Thoracochromis petronius 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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