Adult in Isanga Bay
An adult of Telmatochromis temporalis at Kalambo Lodge in Isanga Bay, Lake Tanganyika [Zambia]. Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings



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Telmatochromis temporalis Boulenger, 1898

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Original description as Telmatochromis temporalis:


  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1898. "Report on the fishes recently obtained by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in Lake Tanganyika". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 3:494-497 (crc00006)

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