Adult in the aquarium
Adult of Orthochromis mporokoso in the aquarium of Hans van Heusden [Netherlands].Photo by Hans van Heusden. (07-Aug-2011).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Orthochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Aug-2018

Orthochromis mporokoso Schedel, Vreven, Manda, Abwe & Schliewen, 2018


Original description as Orthochromis mporokoso:

ZooBank:056F502D-DBCB-44C8-909F-97CBBF6559AC.

  • Schedel, Frederic D. B & E.J.W.M.N. Vreven, B.K. Manda, E. Abwe, A. Manda, U.K. Schliewen. 2018. "Description of five new rheophilic Orthochromis species (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Upper Congo drainage in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo". Zootaxa. v. 4461(n. 3), (crc08570) (abstract)

Conservation: Orthochromis mporokoso is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.

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