The Cichlid Fishes of Lake Malawi, Africa

Abstract of Publication

Lewis, D.S.C. 1980. A further examination of the taxonomic status of Labidochromis joanjohnsonae Johnson 1974 with a redescription of the species (Pisces Cichlidae). Revue de Zoologie Africaine 94: 959-971.  

The taxonomic history of Labidochromis joanjohnsonae is discussed and the species is transferred to the genus Melanochromis. A redescription is given based upon an examination of the holotype and ten additional specimens. A request is made for more care in the preparation of description [sic] of new species of Lake Malawi cichlids.




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