Male at Zimbawe Rock
A male of Petrotilapia nigra at Zimbawe Rock, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (05-Nov-2008). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Petrotilapia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
19-Apr-2016

Petrotilapia nigra Marsh, 1983


Original description as Petrotilapia nigra:

ZooBank:59D15BA5-FF39-442E-8E7B-339E888C296C.

  • Marsh, Alan C. 1983. "A taxonomic study of the fish genus Petrotilapia (Pisces: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi". Ichthyological Bulletin of the J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology. pp. 1-14 (crc00157) (abstract)

Conservation: Petrotilapia nigra is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006).

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