Freshly collected individual
Astatotilapia tweddlei freshly collected individual.Photo by Martin Genner. (01-Jan-2000). determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Astatotilapia

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
06-Dec-2009

Astatotilapia tweddlei Jackson, 1985


Original description as Astatotilapia tweddlei:

ZooBank:60C294FB-60AE-4BD3-A62A-3468C412636D.

  • Jackson, P. B. N. 1985. "Astatotilapia tweddlei, a new species of fluviatile haplochromine cichlid fish from Lakes Chilwa and Chiuta, Malawi, with zoogeographical notes". J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Special Publications. (no. 38): pp. 1-10 (crc01648) (abstract)

Conservation: Astatotilapia tweddlei is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006).

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