Male in the aquarium
A male of Coptodon discolor in the aquarium of Steve aeschbacher [Switzerland].Photo by Patrick Tawil. (11-Dec-2007). determiner Anton Lamboj

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Coptodonini

Genus
Coptodon

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
06-Mar-2012

Coptodon discolor (Günther, 1903)


Original description as Chromis discolor:

ZooBank:69554A77-2C6A-45D6-8540-B33DDB290C77.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1903. "Last account of fishes collected by Mr. R. B. N. Walker, C. M. Z. S., on the Gold Coast". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1902 (2) pp. 330-339 (crc00693)

Conservation: Coptodon discolor is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2010).

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