Review of the cichlid genus Thysochromis (Teleostei: Ovalentaria) with the description of a new species from the Kouilou Province in the Republic of Congo, west–central Africa

By Walsh, Gina & Anton Lamboj & Melanie L.J. Stiassny

Journal of Fish Biology, (03-Oct-2019). DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14144


" A new species of the chromidotilapiine genus Thysochromis, is described from the Noumbi and Kouilou River drainages in the Republic of Congo. Based on the current investigation, Thysochromis is resolved as containing two geographically disjunct species, T. ansorgii from localities in the upper Guinean ichthyofaunal province (Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin and Nigeria) and Thysochromis emili sp. nov. restricted to coastal regions of the Republic of Congo in the lower Guinean province "

Classification: Taxonomy and phylogeny, Africa.

Language: English

Walsh, Gina & Anton Lamboj & Melanie L.J. Stiassny. 2019. "Review of the cichlid genus Thysochromis (Teleostei: Ovalentaria) with the description of a new species from the Kouilou Province in the Republic of Congo, west–central Africa". Journal of Fish Biology (crc09445) (abstract)