Emperor cichlid (Aulonocara nyassae)

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Emperor cichlid, female in habitat
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Emperor cichlid fact file

Emperor cichlid description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyCichlidae
GenusAulonocara (1)

Information on the emperor cichlid is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
African peacock, blue cichlid, Peacock blue cichlid.
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Emperor cichlid status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Emperor cichlid, female in habitat  
Emperor cichlid, female in habitat

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