Male at Tsano Rock
A male of Hemitaeniochromis brachyrhynchus at Tsano Rock, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Hemitaeniochromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
11-May-2013

Hemitaeniochromis brachyrhynchus Oliver, 2012


Original description as Hemitaeniochromis brachyrhynchus:

ZooBank:C324E01D-3C51-4185-9AA6-B8292029E734.

  • Oliver, Michael K.. 2012. "Hemitaeniochromis brachyrhynchus, a new species of cichlid fish from Lake MalaĆ”i, with comments on some other supposed members of the genus (Teleostei: Cichlidae)". Zootaxa. (n. 3410), pp. 35-50 (crc04509) (abstract)

Conservation: Hemitaeniochromis brachyrhynchus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. . Known from two localities 270 km apart, one of which (Thumbi Island West) is in a nominally protected area.

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