Original reference as:
- Melnychuk, Michael C & L.J. Chapman. 2002. "Hypoxia tolerance of two haplochromine cichlids: swamp leakage and potential for interlacustrine dispersal". Environmental Biology of Fishes. v. 65, pp. 99–110 (crc05097) (abstract)
Conservation: Astatotilapia sp. 'wrought iron' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.