Male at Kiriza
A territorial male of Ophthalmotilapia heterodonta at Kizinga, 5 km north of Kiriza along the western shore of the Ubwari Peninsula; Lake Tanganyika [Congo Dmocratic Republic]. Photo by Ad Konings. (23-May-2011). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Ectodini

Genus
Ophthalmotilapia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
13-Sep-2015

Ophthalmotilapia heterodonta (Poll & Matthes, 1962)

Kijanga; Kokola.


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Original description as Ophthalmochromis ventralis heterodontus:

ZooBank:11A4F23A-52B4-43C8-8F1B-63CC2A1D8531.

  • Poll, Max & H. Matthes. 1962. "Trois poissons remarquables du lac Tanganika". Annales du Musée royal de l'Afrique Centrale (Série Zoology). (Serie-8) Zoologique (111); pp. 1-26 (crc00209)

Conservation: Ophthalmotilapia heterodonta is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).