Male in the aquarium
A male of Astatotilapia desfontainii from Tozeur [Tunisia] in the aquarium of Greg Steeves [USA].Photo by Lee Ann Steeves. (10-Aug-2008). determiner Greg Steeves

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Astatotilapia

Status
valid


Last updated on:
20-Jan-2013

Astatotilapia desfontainii (Lacepède, 1802)


Original description as Sparus desfontainii:

ZooBank:9AA6423A-CCE7-4A0F-A304-080561C18200.

  • Lacepède, B. G. E.. 1802. "Histoire naturelle des poissons". Histoire naturelle des poissons. Vol. 4: pp160-162 (crc00094)

Synonyms (1):

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Conservation: Astatotilapia desfontainii is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2010).

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