Male at Cape Bangwe
A male of Bathybates fasciatus at Jakobsen Beach (Cape Bangwe), Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania]. Photo by Mattia Matarrese. (21-Sep-2019). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Bathybatini

Genus
Bathybates

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
14-Apr-2008

Bathybates fasciatus Boulenger, 1901

Barracuda cichlid.


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Original description as Bathybates fasciatus:

ZooBank:15420033-100F-4412-9C16-08472EEEC4EB.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1901. "Diagnoses of new fishes discovered by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in lakes Tanganyika and Kivu". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. [Series 7]1-6 (crc00034)

Conservation: Bathybates fasciatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006). Widespread distribution so the localised threats identified are unlikely to impact on the entire population.