Male in the aquarium
Male of Lamprologus werneri in the aquarium of Anton Lamboj [Austria]. Photo by Anton Lamboj. (15-Aug-2015).





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Lamprologus werneri Poll, 1959

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Original description as Lamprologus werneri:


  • Poll, Max. 1959. "Resultats scientifiques des missions zoologiques au Stanley Pool subsidiées par le Cemubac (Université Libre de Bruxelles) et la Musée Royal du Congo (1957-1958). III. Recherches sur la faune ichthyologique de la région du Stanley Pool". Annales du Musée du Congo Belge. Series 8:71(3):109-110 (crc01060)

Conservation: Lamprologus werneri is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2009). Urbanization is a problem in the region through sewage cast and lead toxicity, mainly coming from car oil and a lot of boot traffic (Moelants, 2009). The species is known from fewer than 10 locations.