Neolamprologus caudopunctatus (Poll, 1978)
photo by Terceira, A.C.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  6.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7.5 - 8.5; dH range: 15
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to the Zambian shores of Lake Tanganyika.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Hovers above the substrate to feed on zooplankton (Ref. 7343). Needs sand to build its nest. Forms a protecting and warning group of sexually inactive individuals around the breeding community (Ref. 7343).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 24.11.93
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.03.94

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