Male at Chizumulu Island
A male of Pseudotropheus tursiops at Chizumulu island, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Pseudotropheus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
28-May-2013

Pseudotropheus tursiops Burgess & Axelrod, 1975


Original description as Pseudotropheus tursiops:

  • Burgess, Warren & H.R. Axelrod. 1975. "Pseudotropheus tursiops, a new species of cichlid fish from Lake Malawi". Tropical Fish Hobbyist Magazine. v. 24(n. 3), pp. 86-90 (crc00181)

Conservation: Pseudotropheus tursiops is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006).

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