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

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Lamprologini

Genus
Telmatochromis

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
25-Oct-2009

Telmatochromis vittatus Boulenger, 1898

Ribbon cichlid.


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Original description as Telmatochromis vittatus:

ZooBank:47D3EDD7-C0D1-47C7-A8E4-C596CB474C48.

  • 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. vol. 3: pp. 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).