Male at Mtosi
A male of Ophthalmotilapia nasuta at the southern part of Mtosi Bay, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (12-Sep-2010). determiner Thomas Andersen

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Ectodini

Genus
Ophthalmotilapia

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
14-Apr-2006

Ophthalmotilapia nasuta (Poll & Matthes, 1962)


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Original description as Ophthalmochromis nasutus:

ZooBank:585CEE48-61F1-49FA-9440-AFE86E1A52E0.

  • 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):1-26 (crc00209)

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