Illustration
Thoracochromis moeruensis illustration of type in Boulenger's (1915) Catalogue of the Fresh-water Fishes of Africa in the British Museum (Natural History). Volume III.Photo by J Green. Sent by Rico Morgenstern.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Thoracochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
18-Dec-2011

Thoracochromis moeruensis (Boulenger, 1899)


Original description as Paratilapia moeruensis:

ZooBank:FDF598D4-2E06-4E74-BEEC-84BD1357620F.

  • 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 moeruensis 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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