Illustration of type
Illustration of type of Petrochromis nyassae as it appears in figure 185 on page 272 of Boulenger, George Albert. 1915. Catalogue of the fishes of Africa in the British Museum (Natural History) Volume III. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), London. i-xii + pp. 1-526.Photo by anonymous . Sent by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.



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Petrochromis nyassae Boulenger, 1902

Considered a synonym of Petrochromis polyodon Boulenger, 1898

  • Matthes, H & E. Trewavas. 1960. "Petrochromis famula n. sp., a cichlid fish of Lake Tanganyika". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. 61(3-4): 349-357 (crc00152)

Original description as Petrochromis nyassae:


  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1902. "Diagnoses of new cichlid fishes discovered by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in Lake Nyassa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 7) 69-71 (crc00067)
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