Male from Cotonou
Male of Sarotherodon melanotheron beautiful male in the aquarium of anton Oberleuthner [Austria]. This fish descends from specimens collected by Anton Lamboj in 2003 in a small pond around Lake Nokoue near the town of Cotonou [Benin] in the Ouémé River drainage.Photo by Anton Lamboj. (18-Dec-2010). determiner Anton Lamboj

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Oreochromini

Genus
Sarotherodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
14-Oct-2016

Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell, 1852


Original description as Sarotherodon melanotheron:

ZooBank:58828FE0-E167-49A8-ADBF-F6CFFE50DD07.

  • Rüppell, Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon. 1852. "Vierte Abtheilung, Fische und deren Skelette". Verzeichniss der in dem Museum der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft aufgestellten Sammlungen, Frankfurt am Main. pp. 1-40 (crc00688)

Synonyms (2):

Sub-species:

Conservation: Sarotherodon melanotheron is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.

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