Male in Nkhata Bay
A male of Pseudotropheus fuscus in Nkhata Bay, Lake Malawi [Malawi]. This is the type locality of Pseudotropheus fuscoides, which is found sympatrically with Pseudotropheus fuscus but is now considered as showing individual variabiliy, thus as being conspecific with it.Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Pseudotropheus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
23-Sep-2012

Pseudotropheus fuscus Trewavas, 1935


Original description as Pseudotropheus fuscus:

  • Trewavas, Ethelwynn. 1935. "A Synopsis of the Cichlid Fishes of Lake Nyasa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Series 10; pp. 65-118 (crc00118)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Pseudotropheus fuscus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2006).

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