Male at Tumbi Point
A male of Chindongo socolofi at Tumbi Point, Lake Malawi [Mozambique]. Photo by Ad Konings. (28-Feb-2006). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Chindongo

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
05-May-2019

Chindongo socolofi (Johnson, 1974)

Pseudotropheus Pindani.


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Original description as Pseudotropheus socolofi:

ZooBank:3AD5DB06-FC00-440C-929F-8EF35CB89133.

Conservation: Chindongo socolofi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018). Chindongo socolofi is a common species in its native range which is spread out over a fairly large part of the central Mozambique coast which covers a shoreline of about 30 km. The species is too small to have any importance for local fishermen.