Male in the aquarium
A male of Perissodus multidentatus in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (02-Jun-2004). determiner Mark Smith

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Perissodini

Genus
Perissodus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
21-Sep-2008

Perissodus multidentatus (Poll, 1952)


Original description as Plecodus multidentatus:

ZooBank:80CAB421-9CCB-4D5F-9CF9-F1440454FFF3.

  • Poll, Max. 1952. "Quatrième série de Cichlidae nouveaux recueillis par la mission hydrobiologique belge au lac Tanganika (1946-1947)". Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. 28 (49); p 1-20 (crc00044)

Conservation: Perissodus multidentatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006). Very little is known of this species and it is impossible to know what the population numbers are in the lake.

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