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保育: Ophthalmotilapia sp. 'paranasuta' 未被国际自然保护联盟（IUCN）在濒危物种红色名录中为自然保育进行评估. The status of this undescribed species is not evaluated, but its rather restricted range and main distribution inside overcrowded Burundi make it vulnerable. The impact of trade fishing is currently not significantly high.