Original reference as:
- Tawil, Patrick. 2008. "The Exquisite Cyprichromis from Kigoma, a “dwarf jumbo”". Cichlid News Magazine. V. 17; (n. 1); pp. 6-16 (crc01510)
Conservation: Cyprichromis sp. 'brilliant jumbo' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.