Adult at Nkondwe Island
Adult of Eretmodus cyanostictus at Nkondwe Island, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (14-Sep-2010). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Eretmodini

Genus
Eretmodus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
08-Mar-2009

Eretmodus cyanostictus Boulenger, 1898


Original description as Eretmodus cyanostictus:

ZooBank:8F4EC810-827A-4D61-81BC-751DF3FA66F9.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1898. "Report on the fishes recently obtained by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in Lake Tanganyika". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. vol. 3: pp. 494-497 (crc00006)
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Conservation: Eretmodus cyanostictus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (NT) near threatened (2006). Major threats being water pollution, land agriculture and sedimentation.

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