Tropheus brichardi Nelissen & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1975
photo by Alfredsson, C.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  10 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; pH range: 7 - 9; dH range: 10 - 15
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika but does not occur in both ends of the lake.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Do not form schools. Occurs over solid rock, either anchored and part of the hard core of the coast, interlocking rubble, or even sandstone slabs lining a beach but not loose pebbles rolling about in the surf or silted habitats (Ref. 6770).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 05.03.94
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.08.94
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.08.94

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