Pallidochromis tokolosh

It was first recognized as a species likely to belong to a new genus of cichlid in 1991 by Mark Smith, and was formally described by Turner in 1994, who created a new genus name for this cichlid.

The Pallidochromis tokolosh lives in the demersal, freshwater, depth range 50 - 150 m environment.

Pallidochromis tokolosh, a new genus and species of deep water cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 5 (4): 377-383. More

Conservation: Pallidochromis tokolosh is evaluated by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species as (LC) Least Concern (2006). More

Common names

Pallidochromis tokolosh in French (français)
馬拉維蒼皮麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
馬拉維蒼皮麗魚 in Unknown
马拉维苍皮丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
马拉维苍皮丽鱼 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Pallidochromis
Species : Pallidochromis tokolosh
Authority : Turner, 1994