Male displaying in the aquarium
A male of Xenotilapia sima displaying in the aquarium of Thomas andersen [Denmark].Photo by Thomas Andersen. determiner Thomas Andersen

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Ectodini

Genus
Xenotilapia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
25-May-2011

Xenotilapia sima Boulenger, 1899


Original description as Xenotilapia sima:

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1899. "Second contribution to the ichthyology of Lake Tanganyika - On the fishes obtained by the Congo Free State Expedition under Lieut. Lemaire in 1898". Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. 15(4): 87–96 (crc00043)

Conservation: Xenotilapia sima 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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