Cichlid Room Companion

C.A.R.E.S: List of the cichlid species in the CARES conservation priority species at risk list.


Cichlids in the CARES Conservation Priority Species at Risk List

Male in the aquarium

CARES conservation

A male of Astatotilapia desfontainii from Tozeur [Tunisia] in the aquarium of Greg Steeves [USA]. Photo by Lee Ann Steeves.

Astatotilapia desfontainii (Lacep├Ęde, 1802)

IUCN: Astatotilapia desfontainii is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2010).

Authority: Paul V Loiselle.

Last updated on: 01-Feb-08