Adult at Nkondwe Island
Adult of Chalinochromis sp. 'bifrenatus' at Nkondwe Island, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania]. Members of the southern Tanzanian population usually shows a third longitudinal stripe at the base of the dorsal fin, though it is always thinner than in Chalinochromis popelini, not included in the fin and usually interrupted before its end. The caudal fin is also triangular rather than notched. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (11-Sep-2010). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Lamprologini

Genus
Chalinochromis

Status
undescribed


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Last updated on:
18-Jan-2011

Chalinochromis sp. 'bifrenatus'


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Original reference as:

  • Tawil, Patrick. 1986. "Notes sur Chalinochromis sp. 'bifrenatus'". Revue Fran├žaise des Cichlidophiles. (n. 59, 60), pp. 24-28, 21-26 (crc02864)

Conservation: Chalinochromis sp. 'bifrenatus' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.