Male in the aquarium
A male of Coptodon bythobates in dominant coloration in the aquarium of Anton Lamboj [Austria].Photo by Anton Lamboj. (08-Dec-2006). determiner Anton Lamboj

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Coptodonini

Genus
Coptodon

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
09-Nov-2011

Coptodon bythobates (Stiassny, Schlewen & Dominey, 1992)


Original description as Tilapia bythobates:

ZooBank:89C533FB-19EE-43EE-9D83-250EC647CDD0.

  • Stiassny, Melanie & U.K. Schliewen & W.J. Dominey. 1992. "A new species flock of cichlid fishes from Lake Bermin, Cameroon with a description of eight new species of Tilapia (Labroidei: Cichlidae)". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 3(n. 4), pp. 311-346 (crc00363) (abstract)
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Conservation: Coptodon bythobates is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2010).

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