Male yellowish form
A male of Pyxichromis orthostoma yellowish form in the aquarium of Patrick Tawil [France], from fish distributed by Laif Demason, Old World Exotics, Florida [USA]. Photo by Patrick Tawil. (30-Mar-2006). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Pyxichromis

Status
valid


Pyxichromis orthostoma (Regan, 1922)


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Original description as Haplochromis orthostoma:

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  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1922. "The Cichlid Fishes of Lake Victoria". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. v. 1: pp. 157-191 (crc00355)
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Conservation: Pyxichromis orthostoma is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (1996).