Male at Kantalamba
A male of Petrochromis famula at Kantalamba, Lake Tanganyika. Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Petrochromis

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
18-Nov-2009

Petrochromis famula Matthes & Trewavas, 1960


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Original description as Petrochromis famula:

ZooBank:A030074E-0D89-4FE3-9E44-FDB05C2F861B.

  • Matthes, H & E. Trewavas. 1960. "Petrochromis famula n. sp., a cichlid fish of Lake Tanganyika". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. 61(3-4): 349-357 (crc00152)

Conservation: Petrochromis famula is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).