Freshly collected adult
Freshly collected adult of Otopharynx alpha at the South East arm of Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by George Turner.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Otopharynx

Status
valid


Last updated on:
11-Dec-2015

Otopharynx alpha Oliver, 2018


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Original description as Otopharynx alpha:

ZooBank:E162D42A-E71B-4D5A-A19A-A9CDA20D9E2D.

  • Oliver, Michael K.. 2018. "Six New Species of the Cichlid Genus Otopharynx from Lake Malaŵi (Teleostei: Cichlidae)". Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History. v. 59(n. 2), pp. 159–197 (crc08933) (abstract)

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