The Cichlid Fishes of Lake Malawi, Africa

Abstract of Publication

Eccles, D.H., and D.S.C. Lewis. 1978. A taxonomic study of the genus Lethrinops Regan (Pisces: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi. Part 2. Ichthyological Bulletin of the J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Number 37, 11 pp.  

Lethrinops argentea Ahl, L. lethrinus (Günther) and L. leptodon Regan are re-described and illustrated. An additional new species, L. longipinnis, sharing with the above the possession [of] a steeply sloping, wedge-shaped snout, a slender lower pharyngeal bone and few (9-14) gill-rakers is described. The status of L. lunaris Trewavas is discussed.




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