Taxon profile


Dimidiochromis compressiceps (Boulenger, 1908)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Cichlidae - cichlids »  genus Dimidiochromis

Scientific synonyms

Paratilapia compressiceps Boulenger, 1908
Cyrtocara compressiceps (Boulenger, 1908)

Other names

= Malawi Eye-biter

Least Concern LC


Dimidiochromis compressiceps - Eyebiter

Author: Martin Vajs

Dimidiochromis compressiceps - Eyebiter

Author: Pavel Zuber

Dimidiochromis compressiceps - Eyebiter

Dimidiochromis spec. "Firefish"

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Dimidiochromis compressiceps - Eyebiter

Author: Ronny Graf

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2137]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [60893]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Dimidiochromis compressiceps (Boulenger, 1908)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Hanel, L., Plíštil, J., Novák, J. (2013): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 8. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ostnoploutví (Perciformes /Elassomatoidei – Icosteidei/)], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha [as Dimidiochromis compressiceps (Boulenger, 1908)]
Data retrieved on: 26 September 2020

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.