Male at Lundo Island
A male of Metriaclima midomo at Lundo Island, Lake Malawi [Tanzania].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Metriaclima

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
09-May-2013

Metriaclima midomo Stauffer, Black & Konings, 2013


Original description as Metriaclima midomo:

  • Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & K. Black & A.F. Konings. 2013. "Descriptions of five new species of Metriaclima (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake MalaĆ”i, Africa". Zootaxa. v. 3647(n. 1), pp. 101-136 (crc05041) (abstract)

Conservation: Metriaclima midomo is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. . Since Metriaclima midomo inhabits the rocky zones around Lundo Island and has not yet been targeted by ornamental fish collectors, there seems to be no threat in its existence.

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