Male in the aquarium
A male of Otopharynx tetraspilus in the aquarium.Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Otopharynx

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Otopharynx tetraspilus (Trewavas, 1935)


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Original description as Haplochromis tetraspilus:

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  • Trewavas, Ethelwynn. 1935. "A Synopsis of the Cichlid Fishes of Lake Nyasa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Series 10; pp. 65-118 (crc00118)

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