Telmatochromis brichardi Louisy, 1989
photo by RMCA

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  4.06 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 5 - 20 m,
Distribution:  Africa: known from the Burundi shore of Lake Tanganyika (Ref. 103921).
Biology:  Occurs in rocky habitats; feeds on algae; cave brooder that selects tiny holes in substrate as nesting sites (Ref. 46829). Forms temporary pair bonds; the male defends the territory while the female takes care of her offspring (Ref. 7343).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 03.03.94
Modified by: Geelhand, Dimitri - 24.07.15
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 19.08.94

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