Male displaying in the aquarium
Displaying male of Bathybates ferox presumably from somewhere in Zambia in the aquarium of Thomas andersen [Denmark]. Collectors are often reluctant to tell where exactly rare species are collected.Photo by Thomas Andersen.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Bathybatini

Genus
Bathybates

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
25-Sep-2008

Bathybates ferox Boulenger, 1898


Original description as Bathybates ferox:

ZooBank:1999E420-4343-4A55-9490-6118C2FF11A6.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1898. "Report on the fishes recently obtained by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in Lake Tanganyika". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. vol. 3: pp. 494-497 (crc00006)

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

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