Male in the aquarium
A male of Astatotilapia aeneocolor in the aquarium of Greg Steeves, Canyon Lake,Texas [USA]. Photo by Greg Steeves. (29-Feb-2004). determiner Greg Steeves

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Astatotilapia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
14-Jul-2009

Astatotilapia aeneocolor (Greenwood, 1973)


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Original description as Haplochromis aeneocolor:

ZooBank:60B397FE-CC73-426E-88EB-F27E3C44D4B4.

  • Greenwood, Peter Humphry. 1973. "A revision of the Haplochromis and related species (Pisces: Cichlidae) from Lake George, Uganda". Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series. Series 25 (5); pp 141-242 (crc00219)
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Conservation: Astatotilapia aeneocolor is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006). With concerns of water pollution from regional mining operations (IUCN 2009).