Freshly collected male
A male of Orthochromis luongoensis at type locality in the Luongo River, Zaire River drainage, Northern Province, [Zambia].Photo by Hans van Heusden. (12-Jul-2011). determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Orthochromis

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
29-Jun-2008

Orthochromis luongoensis (Greenwood & Kullander, 1994)


Original description as Schwetzochromis luongoensis:

ZooBank:8769C527-96CB-4720-8DC0-BDE88600F034.

  • Greenwood, Peter Humphry & S.O. Kullander. 1994. "A taxonomic review and redescription of Tilapia polyacanthus and T. stormsi (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with descriptions of two new Schwetzochromis species from the Upper Zaire River drainage". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 5(n. 2), pp 161-180 (crc01580)

Conservation: Orthochromis luongoensis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2010).

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