Freshly collected
Fresspy collected specimen of Heterotilapia cessiana.Photo by Anton Lamboj. determiner Anton Lamboj

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Heterotilapiini

Genus
Heterotilapia

Status
valid


Last updated on:
03-Jul-2013

Heterotilapia cessiana (Thys Van Den Audenaerde, 1968)


Original description as Tilapia cessiana:

  • Thys van den Audenaerde, Dirk F.E.. 1968. "Description of Tilapia cessiana sp. nov. with some remarks on Tilapia (Heterotilapia) buttikoferi (Hubrecht, 1881) (Pisces, Cichlidae)". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. pp. 183-196 (crc00984)

Conservation: Heterotilapia cessiana is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2010).

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