Male displaying in the aquarium
A male of Benthochromis melanoides displaying in the aquarium of Thomas andersen [Denmark].Photo by Thomas Andersen. determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Benthochromini

Genus
Benthochromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
28-Feb-2010

Benthochromis melanoides (Poll, 1984)


Original description as Haplotaxodon melanoides:

ZooBank:074B3ECD-600F-448B-88E2-165C8F3BC1AF.

  • Poll, Max. 1984. "Haplotaxodon melanoides sp. n. du lac Tanganika (Pises, Cichlidae).". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. v. 98(n. 3), pp. 677-681 (crc00242)

Conservation: Benthochromis melanoides is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).

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