Adult at Kalugunga
An adult of Tropheus sp. 'ikola' at Kalugunga, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (15-Sep-2010). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Tropheus

Status
undescribed


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06-Jun-2010

Tropheus sp. 'ikola'


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Original reference as:

  • Konings, Ad & H.W. Dieckhoff. 1992. "Tanganyika Secrets". Cichlid Press. pp. 1-207 (crc01388)

Conservation: Tropheus sp. 'ikola' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. Abundant and well-sized in imports, this restricted range very well individualized variety is nevertheless vulnerable to genomic pollution would another "black" Tropheus (for example, from Mabilibili) is introduced in its habitat.