Male at Karanga
A male of Oreochromis squamipinnis at Karanga [Lupingu], Lake Malawi [Tanzania].Photo by Ad Konings. (09-Feb-2005). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Oreochromini

Genus
Oreochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Sep-2010

Oreochromis squamipinnis (Günther, 1864)


Original description as Chromis squamipinnis:

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  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1864. "Report on a collection of reptiles and fishes made by Dr. Kirk in the Zambesi and Nyassa regions". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. (pt 2); pp. 303-314 (crc00091)
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Conservation: Oreochromis squamipinnis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2004).

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