Male in the aquarium
Adult male of Paratilapia polleni "Andapa" in the aquarium of Patrick de Rham, Laussane [Switzerland] (Sep-1999). This specimen was taken to Switzerland back from andapa as small juvenile in late 1997, and originated from one of Mr. Tam Hyock ponds, where he was breeding the species to preserve it.Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Patrick de Rham

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Ptychochrominae

Genus
Paratilapia

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Sep-2010

Paratilapia polleni Bleeker, 1868


Original description as Paratilapia polleni:

ZooBank:7E50E078-E9F0-4402-BB56-F4C34E3B9660.

  • Bleeker, Pieter. 1868. "Description de trois espèces inédites de Chromidoïdes de Madagascar". Verslagen en Mededeelingen van de Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam, Afdeeling Natuurkunde. 2; pp. 307-309 (crc00015)

Synonyms (1):

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Conservation: Paratilapia polleni is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2016).

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