Male at Ruarwe
A male of Chindongo sp. 'elongatus ruarwe' at Ruarwe, Lake Malawi [Malawi]. Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Chindongo

Status
undescribed


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Last updated on:
10-Dec-2013

Chindongo sp. 'elongatus ruarwe'


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Original reference as:

  • Ribbink, Anthony J & B.A. Marsh, A.C. Marsh, A.C. Ribbink & B.J. Sharp. 1983. "A preliminary survey of the cichlid fishes of rocky habitats in Lake Malawi". South African Journal of Zoology (Zool. Dierkunde). pp. 149-310 (crc01386)

Conservation: Chindongo sp. 'elongatus ruarwe' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. No data, but given the restricted range, this species should be considered at least as vulnerable.