Male in the aquarium
A Katria katria swimming in a magnificent 12,000 liters Madagascar aquarium of Jean Claude Nourissat.Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Ptychochrominae

Genus
Katria

Status
valid


Last updated on:
29-Apr-2008

Katria katria (Reinthal & Stiassny, 1997)


Original description as Ptychochromoides katria:

ZooBank:D32D27B2-7435-40A4-BE8A-793ADE0E2F29.

  • Reinthal, Peter N & M.L.J. Stiassny. 1997. "Revision of the Madagascan genus Ptychochromoides (Teleostei; Cichlidae), with description of a new species". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. 7 (3/4); pp. 353-368 (crc00327)
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Conservation: Katria katria is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2016).

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