Male from the Oogoue system
Hemichromis elongatus full growth male from the Oogoue system [Gabon] in breeding coloration. Photo by Anton Lamboj. determiner Anton Lamboj

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Hemichromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
17-Dec-2010

Hemichromis elongatus (Guichenot, 1861)


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Original description as Chromichthys elongatus:

ZooBank:C399257B-BEC8-43F4-8E95-E9601A988AA3.

  • Duméril, Auguste H. A. 1861. "Poissons de la côte occidentale d'Afrique". Archives du Museum nationale d'Histoire naturelle (Paris). 241-268 (crc00690)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Hemichromis elongatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010).