Pair guarding spawn Lake Bermin
Pair of Coptodon flavus guarding their spawn in Lake Bermin [Cameroon].Photo by Adrian Indermaur. (29-Feb-2016).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Coptodonini

Genus
Coptodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Jul-2012

Coptodon flavus (Stiassny, Schliewen & Dominey, 1992)


Original description as Tilapia flava:

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  • 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 flavus 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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