Male in the aquarium
A male of Otopharynx selenurus in the aquarium of Patrick Tawil [France].Photo by Patrick Tawil. (30-Oct-2011). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Otopharynx

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
21-Nov-2011

Otopharynx selenurus Regan, 1922


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Original description as Otopharynx selenurus:

ZooBank:A51B5C47-B996-4CC6-8235-BF33CF5BA9F.

  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1922. "The Cichlid Fishes of Lake Nyassa". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1921 (pt 4) n. 36; pp. 675-727 (crc00066)

Conservation: Otopharynx selenurus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).