Male in the aquarium
A male of Placidochromis platyrhynchos from Membe Point (Likoma Island), Lake Malawi [Malawi] in the aquarium of Eric Zeitoun [France], this specimen, a male, represents the only known living individual so far (2009).Photo by Patrick Tawil. (08-Apr-2006). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Placidochromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
09-Jul-2012

Placidochromis platyrhynchos Hanssens, 2004


Original description as Placidochromis platyrhynchos:

ZooBank:34FB44B9-340E-4513-B19F-B24D5AEF021A.

  • Hanssens, Mark. 2004. "The deep-water Placidochromis species". In: J. Snoeks (ed.), The Cichlid Diversity of Lake Malawi, Identification, Distribution and Taxonomy. pp. 104-196 (crc01165)

Conservation: Placidochromis platyrhynchos is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).

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