Adult in the aquarium
Thoracochromis stigmatogenys (tentatively identified) in the aquarium.Photo by Ad Konings. (24-Mar-2006).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Thoracochromis

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
03-Sep-2009

Thoracochromis stigmatogenys (Boulenger, 1913)


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Original description as Tilapia stigmatogenys:

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  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1913. "Description d'un poisson nouveau recueilli à Luluabourg (Congo Belge)". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. Vol 2 (1912-13); pp. 394-395 (crc01463)

Conservation: Thoracochromis stigmatogenys is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2009).