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Coptodon coffea  (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1970)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?; 8°N - 6°N

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Africa: At present only known from and probably endemic to the St. Paul River, Liberia (Ref. 53405).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5163)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 13 - 15; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-16; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 9 - 11. Diagnosis: lower pharyngeal bone about as long as broad, with anterior lamella shorter than toothed area; median pharyngeal teeth not broadened; dorsal and caudal fins densily blotched; dorsal fin with 13-15 spines and 14-17 soft rays (mean 14.15); 9-12 lower gill-rakers (Ref. 53405).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Collaborators

Dunz, A.R. and U.K. Schliewen, 2013. Molecular phylogeny and revised classification of the haplotilapiine cichlid fishes formerly referred to as "Tilapia". Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 68(1):64-80. (Ref. 93285)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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