Male at Nakantenga Island
A male of Stigmatochromis modestus at Nakantenga Island, Lake Malawi [Malawi]. Photo by Larry Johnson. (16-Sep-2009). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Stigmatochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Stigmatochromis modestus (Günther, 1894)


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Original description as Hemichromis modestus:

ZooBank:E76F9B58-A13D-4DFB-AAD5-73584F33A206.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1893. "Second report on the reptiles, batrachians, and fishes transmitted by Mr. H. H. Johnston, C. B., from British Central Africa". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. (4); pp. 616-628 (crc00060)

Conservation: Stigmatochromis modestus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).