Aulonocara kandeense Tawil & Allgayer, 1987
Blue orchid aulonocara
Aulonocara kandeense
photo by Dubosc, J.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  7.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7.5 - 8.30000019073486
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi. Occurs on Kande Island.
Biology:  Feeds on sand-dwelling invertebrates (Ref. 5595).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 22 May 2018 (B1ac(iv)+2ac(iv)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 19.02.91
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 12.06.21
Checked by: Bailly, Nicolas - 12.06.21

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