Illustration
Illustration of Neochromis nigricans as it appears on Boulenger, George Albert; 1907; "The Fishes of the Nile"; Zoology of Egypt; London; 2 vols; pp. 1-578, Pls. A-F, I-XCVII.Photo by J Green. Sent by Ad Konings.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Neochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
16-Feb-2007

Neochromis nigricans (Boulenger, 1906)


Original description as Tilapia nigricans:

ZooBank:4259DF55-6EC8-4E5B-85A1-587F3DD07ADB.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1906. "Descriptions of new fishes discovered by Mr E. Degen in Lake Victoria". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (ser. 7) 17; pp. 433-452 (crc00190)

Conservation: Neochromis nigricans is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2010).

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