Male at Makonde
A male of Melanochromis kaskazini at Makonde [Tanzania] in the northeastern part of Lake Malawi.Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Melanochromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
17-Apr-2009

Melanochromis kaskazini Konings, Konings & Stauffer, 2009


Original description as Melanochromis kaskazini:

ZooBank:CAE512F3-C76E-45B5-9E99-0A670427D3F8.

  • Konings-Dudin, Gertrud & A. Konings & J. R. Stauffer Jr. 2009. "Descriptions of three new species of Melanochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) and a redescription of M. vermivorus". Zootaxa. 2076: 37-59 (crc01584) (abstract)

Conservation: Melanochromis kaskazini is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. It does not appear to be threatened in its habitat.

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