Male at Chituta Bay
A male of Telmatochromis vittatus at Chituta Bay, Lake Tanganyika [Zambia]. Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings



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Telmatochromis vittatus Boulenger, 1898

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Original description as Telmatochromis vittatus:


  • 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)

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