Male in the aquarium
A male of Xenotilapia ornatipinnis in the aquarium. Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Ectodini

Genus
Xenotilapia


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
18-Sep-2011

Xenotilapia ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1901


Become a subscriber

Unlock the full content of this and all other documents, images, and videos by becoming a subscriber of the Cichlid Room Companion. Get a free book of the same value as your membership! You can also open the full profile for everyone to see by sponsor this cichlid species and support the cichlid room companion

subscribe login

Original description as Xenotilapia ornatipinnis:

ZooBank:053BCB09-1DD3-4323-961A-2292640C8795.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1901. "Diagnoses of four new fishes discovered by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in Lakes Albert and Albert Edward". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 8[Series 7]12-14 (crc01004)

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