Male at Machili Island
A male of Oreochromis shiranus at Machili Island (Chizumulu), Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. (23-Oct-2005). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Oreochromini

Genus
Oreochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
16-Feb-2013

Oreochromis shiranus Boulenger, 1897


Original description as Oreochromis shiranus:

ZooBank:14990629-C683-47C2-B530-A8AB0864FECE.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1896. "Descriptions of new fishes from the Upper ShirĂ© River, British Central Africa, collected by Dr. Percy Rendall, and presented to the British Museum by Sir Harry H. Johnston, K. C. B.". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. pp. 915-920 (crc00714)

Sub-species:

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

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