Male at Chewere
A male of Tropheops macrophthalmus at Chewere, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Tropheops

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
05-Mar-2013

Tropheops macrophthalmus (Ahl, 1927)


Original description as Pseudotropheus macrophthalmus:

ZooBank:7B266CCE-FB1A-473C-8E92-9BEC18A42975.

  • Ahl, Ernst. 1927. "Einige neue Fische der Familie Cichlidae aus dem Nyassa-See". Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde in Berlin. pp. 51-62 (crc00093)

Conservation: Tropheops macrophthalmus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).

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