Male freshly collected at Ruchungi
A male of an individual of Orthochromis kasuluensis freshly collected at Ruchungi, Kasulu, Malagarasi drainage [Tanzania]. Photo by Hans van Heusden. (03-Aug-2009). determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Orthochromis

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
26-May-2008

Orthochromis kasuluensis DeVos & Seegers, 1998


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Original description as Orthochromis kasuluensis:

ZooBank:E3993DD8-070C-40D3-8C01-2CFE6F412434.

  • de Vos, Luc & L. Seegers. 1998. "Seven new Orthochromis species (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Malagarasi, Luiche and Rugufu basins (Lake Tanganyika drainage), with notes on their reproductive biology". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 9(n. 4), pp. 371-420 (crc01067) (abstract)

Conservation: Orthochromis kasuluensis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2006).