Female from Lake Victoria
Astatotilapia barbarae piebald female individual freshly imported from the Uganda shore of Lake Victoria, photographed in a pet store (Simcol Pets) in London, England (1971). Photo by Michael K. Oliver. (20-Jan-2009). determiner Michael K. Oliver

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Astatotilapia

Status
valid


Astatotilapia barbarae (Greenwood, 1967)


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Original description as Haplochromis barbarae:

ZooBank:6D031185-FDFF-4F33-A40E-EAC0BC775E83.

  • Greenwood, Peter Humphry. 1967. "A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), part VI". Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series. Series 15 (2); pp 73-77 (crc00191)
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Conservation: Astatotilapia barbarae is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2010).