Pair at Kalambo
A pair of exLamprologus callipterus at Kalambo, Lake Tanganyika.Photo by Rusty Wessel. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Genus
exLamprologus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
25-Jun-2013

exLamprologus callipterus (Boulenger, 1906)


Original description as Lamprologus callipterus:

ZooBank:EF7F05F7-BDA2-4022-8EBF-04D133D8012F.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1906. "Fourth Contribution to the Ichthyology of Lake Tanganyika - Report on the collection of fishes made by Dr. W. A. Cunnington during the third Tanganyika Expedition, 1904-1905". Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. Vol. 17, Part 6(1): pp. 537-619 (crc00004)

Synonyms (3):

Conservation: exLamprologus callipterus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006). exLamprologus callipterus is a very common cichlid that is too small to be of interest to most fishermen on Lake Tanganyika. Because of its lake-wide distribution there is no threat anticipated other than such that would threaten the entire fauna of the lake.

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