Freshly collected male from Lake Victoria
Freshly collected male of Astatotilapia lacrimosa at Lake Victoria near Entebbe [Uganda]. The fish belongs to the anker and Barel 1977 collection and remain preserved at the British Museum of Natural History.Photo by Anker, G.C. & Barel, C.N.D.. determiner Frans Witte

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Astatotilapia

Status
valid


Last updated on:
30-Apr-2009

Astatotilapia lacrimosa (Boulenger, 1906)


Original description as Tilapia lacrimosa:

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  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1906. "Descriptions of new fishes discovered by Mr E. Degen in Lake Victoria". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (ser. 7) 17; pp. 433-452 (crc00190)

Conservation: Astatotilapia lacrimosa is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2010).

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