Male in the aquarium
A male of Coptodon snyderae in the aquarium of the Club aquariophile de Vernon [France].Photo by Patrick Tawil. (19-Nov-2006). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Coptodonini

Genus
Coptodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
12-Jan-2012

Coptodon snyderae (Stiassny, 1992)


Original description as Tilapia snyderae:

ZooBank:350E534D-5203-49D5-8282-C1CB5F441F48.

  • 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)

Nomenclature history:

Inhabited countries:

Type locality: Lake Bermin, Cameroon.

Distribution: Known only from the small Lake Bermin, Cameroon.

Localities: Lake Bermin (Cameroon, type locality).

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Conservation: Coptodon snyderae is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2010).

References (2):

  • Dunz, Andreas R. & U.K. Schliewen. 2013. "Molecular phylogeny and revised classification ofthe haplotilapiine cichlid fishes formerly referred to as "Tilapia"". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. v. 68(n. 2013), pp. 64-80 (crc05007) (abstract)
  • 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)

External catalogs: Catalog of Fishes, Encyclopedia of Life, FishBase, ZooBank.