Cheilochromis euchilus (Trewavas, 1935)
Malawi thick lip
Cheilochromis euchilus
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 8 - 8.5; dH range: 10 - 15, non-migratory
Distribution:  Africa: endemic to Lake Malawi.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in inshore rocky areas all round the lake, where it feeds on insects (Ref. 267).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 June 2018 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 19.02.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 07.11.01
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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