Preserved adult from Matema
Preserved adult of Placidochromis borealis from Matema, Lake Malawi [Tanzania].Photo by Mark Hanssens.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Placidochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Placidochromis borealis Hanssens, 2004


Original description as Placidochromis borealis:

ZooBank:0DE5C1B7-5446-4F80-944A-A23D7B63D998.

  • 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 borealis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2018).

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