Pair at Nkondwe Island
A pair of Lepidiolamprologus attenuatus at Nkondwe Island defending their nest, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (11-Sep-2010). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Lamprologini

Genus
Lepidiolamprologus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
11-Aug-2013

Lepidiolamprologus attenuatus (Steindachner, 1909)


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Original description as Lamprologus attenuatus:

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  • Steindachner, Franz. 1909. "Über eine neue Tilapia- und Lamprologus-Art aus dem Tanganyikasee und über Brachyplatystoma (Taenionema) platynema Blgr. aus der Umgebung von Pará". Anzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. pp. 443-447 (crc00047)

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Conservation: Lepidiolamprologus attenuatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (NT) near threatened (2006).