Male from lake Victoria
A male of Yssichromis piceatus from Lake Victoria in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (22-Feb-2005).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Yssichromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
14-Sep-2007

Yssichromis piceatus (Greenwood & Gee, 1969)


Original description as Haplochromis piceatus:

  • Greenwood, Peter Humphry & J. M. Gee. 1969. "A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), part VII". Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series. v. 18; n. 1; pp. 1-65 (crc01014)
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Conservation: Yssichromis piceatus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.

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