Male at Mwamgongo
The adult male of Spathodus marlieri is characterized by a hump on the head; Mwamgongo, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania]. Photo by Ad Konings. (13-Jun-2012). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Eretmodini

Genus
Spathodus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
03-May-2009

Spathodus marlieri Poll, 1950


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Original description as Spathodus marlieri:

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  • Poll, Max. 1950. "Description de deux Cichlidae p├ętricoles du lac Tanganika". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. 43(4): 292-302 (crc01420)

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