Grammatotria lemairii Boulenger, 1899
photo by Mohamed, A.D.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  26 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.40000009536743 - 8.39999961853027; dH range: 7 - 30
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika; widespread.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults in aggregation roam over sandy bottoms. Probably carnivorous, feed on mollusks and diatoms (Ref. 6770). Females brood their young in the mouth (Ref. 86760).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.11.93
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 19.08.94

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