Male at Lutara Reef
A male of Pseudotropheus benetos at Lutara Reef, Lake Malawi [Tanzania].Photo by Ad Konings. (11-Feb-2005). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Pseudotropheus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
31-Oct-2012

Pseudotropheus benetos (Bowers & Stauffer, 1997)


Original description as Melanochromis benetos:

  • Bowers, Nancy & J. Stauffer. 1997. "Eight new species of rock-dwelling cichlids of the genus Melanochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 8 (1); pp. 49-70 (crc00126)

Conservation: Pseudotropheus benetos is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).

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