Cyrtocara moorii Boulenger, 1902
Hump-head
photo by Hagblom, F.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.19999980926514 - 8.80000019073486; dH range: 10 - 18; depth range 3 - 15 m
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi; widespread.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs over sandy bottoms in rather shallow water (Ref. 5595).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 23 May 2018 (A2a) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 21.02.91
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 07.11.01
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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