Male at Mpulungu
Benthochromis tricoti in Mpulungu Market, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania].Photo by Adrian Indermaur.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Benthochromini

Genus
Benthochromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
28-Feb-2010

Benthochromis tricoti (Poll, 1948)


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Original description as Haplotaxodon tricoti:

ZooBank:5B84CD47-57F4-4CA0-9D24-83BA8052A569.

  • Poll, Max. 1948. "Descriptions de Cichlidae nouveaux recueillis par la mission hydrobiologique belge au Lac Tanganika (1946-1947)". Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. v. 24(n. 26), pp. 1-31 (crc00136)

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