Orthochromis spp. 
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Burundi, Tanzania

Species/Common Names:
Orthochromis kasuluensis
Orthochromis luichensis
Orthochromis malagaraziensis
Orthochromis mazimeroensis
Orthochromis mosoensis
Orthochromis rubrolabialis
Orthochromis rugufuensis
Orthochromis uvinzae

Facts Summary:
Orthochromis is a genus of fishes of concern and found in the following area(s): Burundi, Tanzania.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Orthochromis kasuluensisEN-IUCN2006Tanzania
2. Orthochromis luichensisVU-IUCN2006Tanzania
3. Orthochromis malagaraziensisVU-IUCN2006Burundi, Tanzania
4. Orthochromis mazimeroensisEN-IUCN2006Burundi, Tanzania
5. Orthochromis mosoensisEN-IUCN2006Burundi, Tanzania
6. Orthochromis rubrolabialisEN-IUCN2006Tanzania
7. Orthochromis rugufuensisVU-IUCN2006Tanzania
8. Orthochromis uvinzaeCR-IUCN2006Tanzania

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