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Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Orthochromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
03-Jun-2008

Orthochromis rugufuensis DeVos & Seegers, 1998


Original description as Orthochromis rugufuensis:

ZooBank:E9D6028A-4A16-4B93-9171-9DFD34362350.

  • 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 rugufuensis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006).

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