Male from Llanana river
A freshly collected a male of Ptychochromoides betsileanus from Ilanana river [Madagascar].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Ptychochrominae

Genus
Ptychochromoides

Status
valid


Ptychochromoides betsileanus (Boulenger, 1899)


Original description as Tilapia betsileana:

ZooBank:3FA14967-E4DF-40FC-9180-C8F91DFCBF83.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1899. "A revision of the African and Syrian fishes of the family Cichlidae. Part II". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. pp 98-143 (1-47); (crc00051)
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Conservation: Ptychochromoides betsileanus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2016).

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