Male in the Mazimeri River
A male of Orthochromis mazimeroensis in the Mazimero River, Malagarazi drainage [Burundi].Photo by Adrian Indermaur. (18-Jan-2015). determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Orthochromis

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
26-May-2008

Orthochromis mazimeroensis DeVos & Seegers, 1998


Original description as Orthochromis mazimeroensis:

ZooBank:610DF75A-7660-41E8-9109-BAC8E95A8B30.

  • de Vos, Luc & L. Seegers. 1998. "Seven new Orthochromis species (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Malagarasi, Luiche and Rugufu basins (Lake Tanganyika drainage), with notes on their reproductive biology". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 9(n. 4), pp. 371-420 (crc01067) (abstract)

Conservation: Orthochromis mazimeroensis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2006).

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