Male in Same Bay
A territorial male of Chindongo heteropictus in Same Bay, Chizumulu Island, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. (21-Feb-2006). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Chindongo

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
12-Apr-2012

Chindongo heteropictus (Staeck, 1980)

Pseudotropheus newsi.


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Original description as Pseudotropheus heteropictus:

ZooBank:CC1F82F4-8B53-4D12-9B3B-7974B6E75AD5.

  • Staeck, Wolfgang. 1980. "Pseudotropheus heteropictus n. sp. aus dem Malawi-See (Pisces: Cichlidae)". Senckenbergiana biologica. v. 60(3-4), pp. 159-162 (crc00176) (abstract)

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