Male at Lundu
A male of Metriaclima zebra at Lundu, Lake Malawi [Tanzania].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Metriaclima

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
18-Jan-2009

Metriaclima zebra (Boulenger, 1899)


Original description as Tilapia zebra:

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1899. "A revision of the African and Syrian fishes of the family Cichlidae. Part II". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. pp 98-143 (1-47); (crc00051)

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Conservation: Metriaclima zebra is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006). Metriaclima zebra is nowhere rare or threatened. It is one of the most common mbuna in its range.

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