Tristramella intermedia Steinitz, 1953:218



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tristramella simonis intermedia Steinitz, 1953:218


According to (Steinitz & Ben-Tuvia, 1960:161):

"the taxonomic results of the study were summarized by Steinitz in 1953. The name of T. simonis intermedia submitted in that paper, and subsequently applied also in 1954, must be considered a nomen nudum validated only through the present publication. "


Conservation Status


Last record: 1970's (Goren, 2006b)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Lake Hula, Israel


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Steinitz, H. (1953). The freshwater fishes of Palestine. An annotated list. Bull. Res. Counc. Israel. 8(3): 207-227.  

Other references:

Goren, M. (2006a). Tristramella intermedia. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( Downloaded on 20 June 2011.

Goren, M. (2006b). Tristramella intermedia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60792A12399367. Downloaded on 27 June 2021.

Steinitz, H. (1954). The Distribution and Evolution of the Freshwater Fishes of Palestine. Publ. Hydrobiol. Res. Inst. Univ. Istanbul 1(4): 225-275.  

Steinitz, H. and Ben-Tuvia, A. (1960). The Cichlid fishes of the genus Tristramella Trewavas. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (13) 3(27): 161-175.

Zohar, Irit and Biton, Rebecca. (2011). Land, lake, and fish: Investigation of fish remains from Gesher Benot Ya‘aqov (paleo-Lake Hula). Journal of Human Evolution 60(4): 343-356.


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