Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Cichlidae > Astatotilapia > Astatotilapia burtoni

Astatotilapia burtoni (Burton's haplo)

Synonyms: Chromis burtoni; Haplochromis burtoni; Tilapia burtoni; Tilapia nadinae
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Wikipedia Abstract

Astatotilapia burtoni is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is found in Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and inland deltas.
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Brood Dispersal [1]  On/In self


Protopterus aethiopicus (marbled lungfish)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Artis Zoo
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad

Range Map


Africa-Inland Waters; Africa: Lake Tanganyika and associated rivers (Ref. 4983), including the Lukuga connecting the lake to the upper Congo River (Ref. 53528).; Africa: Lake Tanganyika and associated rivers (Ref. 4983).; Burundi; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Ethiopian; Lake Tanganyika; Rwanda; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Zambia;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Cole, T. B. and Stacey, N. E. (2006), "Olfactory responses to steroids in an African mouth-brooding cichlid, Haplochromis burtoni (Günther)". Journal of Fish Biology, 68: 661–680
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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