Semi-adult individual
Semi-adult individual of Coptodon louka in the aquarium of Anton Lamboj [Austria].Photo by Anton Lamboj. (01-Aug-2004).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Coptodonini

Genus
Coptodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Jul-2012

Coptodon louka (Thys Van Den Audenaerde, 1969)


Original description as Tilapia louka:

ZooBank:0D4CEB5D-76B6-4F7C-A206-F84DF6465D66.

  • Thys van den Audenaerde, Dirk F.E.. 1969. "Description of Tilapia louka sp. nov. from Sierra Leone and some remarks on Tilapia rheophila Daget 1962 (Pisces, Cichlidae).". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. pp. 82-96 (crc00989)

Conservation: Coptodon louka is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010).

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