Male in the aquarium
Male of Rubricatochromis lifalili in the aquarium of Adrian Indermaur [Switzerland]. Photo by Adrian Indermaur. (30-Jan-2020). determiner Rico Morgenstern



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Rubricatochromis lifalili (Loiselle, 1979)

Lifalili; Lokai.

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Original description as Hemichromis lifalili:


  • Loiselle, Paul V. 1979. "A revision of the genus Hemichromis Peters 1858 (Teleostei: Cichlidae)". Annales du Musée royal de l'Afrique Centrale (Série Zoology). [Series 8](228):1-124 (crc00104)

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