Freshly collected individual
An individual of Alticorpus peterdaviesi freshly collected at the open waters of the South Eastern arm of Lake Malawi [Malawi]. Photo by Martin Genner. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Alticorpus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
11-Sep-2022

Alticorpus peterdaviesi (Burgess & Axelrod, 1973)


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Original description as Trematocranus peterdaviesi:

ZooBank:C454D2C3-D345-4CFF-8195-329B76DF5F7D.

  • Burgess, Warren & H.R. Axelrod. 1973. "New Cichlids from Lake Malawi". Tropical Fish Hobbyist Magazine. 22(2):14, 87-98 (crc00162)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Alticorpus peterdaviesi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018). The species is not targeted by the ornamental fish trade. No threats are known, although there is the possibility of overfishing by the commercial trawling fleet in the southern part of the lake (Konings, 2018).