Nyassachromis boadzulu (Iles, 1960)
Nyassachromis boadzulu
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  14 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi. Occurs in Boadzulu Island and White Rock (south-east arm of Lake Malawi).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Often found in shallow water over open sand floors; also found near small rocks and rubble on the bottom (Ref. 5595). Feeds exclusively on zooplankton (Ref. 267).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 23 May 2018 (A2d; B1ab(v)+2ab(v)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 22.02.91
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 07.11.01
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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