Male in the aquarium
A male of Iranocichla hormuzensis in the aquarium of Anton Lamboj, austria.Photo by Anton Lamboj. (02-Mar-2008). determiner Anton Lamboj

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Oreochromini

Genus
Iranocichla

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
07-Jan-2011

Iranocichla hormuzensis Coad, 1982


Original description as Iranocichla hormuzensis:

ZooBank:08C3F8A6-8165-4393-BCDC-7CF2DAC5E07C.

  • Coad, Brian. 1982. "A new genus and species of cichlid endemic to southern Iran". Copeia. 1982(n. 1), pp. 28-37 (crc01152)

Conservation: Iranocichla hormuzensis is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. Regarding to the increasing pollution and devastation of the region of origin, breeding and conservation programs in the hobby should be started to keep the small stock we have at moment safe.

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