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

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
18-Sep-2011

Xenotilapia ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1901

Pearly Xeno.


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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. vol. 8 (Ser. 7) pp. 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).