Male in the aquarium
Male of Coptodon nigrans from Lake Ejagham [Cameroon] in the aquarium of Oliver Lucanus [Canada]. Photo by Oliver Lucanus. (24-Dec-2003).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Coptodonini

Genus
Coptodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
18-Dec-2011

Coptodon nigrans (Dunz & Schliewen, 2010)


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Original description as Tilapia nigrans:

ZooBank:21A0423C-B065-4A0A-95C4-B1E3599D5C00.

  • Dunz, Andreas R. & U.K. Schliewen. 2010. "Description of a Tilapia (Coptodon) species flock of Lake Ejagham (Cameroon), including a redescription of Tilapia deckerti Thys van den Audenaerde, 1967 (Perciformes, Cichlidae)". Spixiana (crc02795) (abstract)

Conservation: Coptodon nigrans is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.