Male from Isanga
A male of exLamprologus ocellatus from Isanga, Lake Tanganyika [Zambia] view in aggressive mood in the aquarium of Thomas andersen [Denmark].Photo by Thomas Andersen. determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Genus
exLamprologus

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
19-Aug-2013

exLamprologus ocellatus (Steindachner, 1909)


Original description as Julidochromis ocellatus:

ZooBank:18FC28A2-D594-47BC-A4E4-5CE2DFD153EE.

  • Steindachner, Franz. 1909. "Über einige neue Fischarten aus dem Tanganyikasee". Anzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. 46 (24); pp 399-404 (crc00053)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: exLamprologus ocellatus 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 ocellatus is a very common cichlid in Lake Tanganyika and is at the moment nowhere threatened with overfishing or with habitat destruction.

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