Male at Pasagulu Point
A male of Petrochromis macrognathus at Pasagulu Point, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania].Photo by Ad Konings. (06-Jun-2016). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Petrochromis

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
18-Nov-2009

Petrochromis macrognathus Yamaoka, 1983


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Original description as Petrochromis macrognathus:

ZooBank:19C62F56-A911-45D7-AB10-9C4CE9758EC4.

  • Yamaoka, Kosaku. 1983. "A Revision of the Cichlid Fish Genus Petrochromis from Lake Tanganyika, with Description of a New Species". Japanese Journal of Ichthyology. v.30(2): pp. 129-141 (crc00154) (abstract)

Conservation: Petrochromis macrognathus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2006).