Male from Magara [Burundi]
A male of Neolamprologus ventralis from Magara, Lake Tanganyika [Burundi] in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (20-May-2008). determiner Mark Smith

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Lamprologini

Genus
Neolamprologus

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
23-Jul-2009

Neolamprologus ventralis Büscher, 1995


Original description as Neolamprologus ventralis:

ZooBank:7DF1B212-8BBD-43AD-A7E0-546969A13645.

  • Büscher, Heinz H.. 1995. "Ein neuer Cichlide aus dem Tanganjikasee. Neolamprologus ventralis n. sp. (Cichlidae, Lamprologini)". Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift (DATZ). v. 48 (n. 6) pp. 379-382 (crc00226)

Conservation: Neolamprologus ventralis is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. Due to the depth at which this species is found, as well as its limited appeal in the hobby, it is unlikely that this species will be affected by over collecting.

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