Haplochromis megalops Greenwood & Gee, 1969
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  8.1 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 3 - 9 m
Distribution:  Africa: Lake Victoria.
Biology:  Inhabits sheltered bays with a mud substrate or a substrate of interposed sand and mud patches (Ref. 4983). The predominant ingested material in the specimens which were examined consisted of macerated dipterous (?chironomid) larvae, together with small quantities of bottom mud (Ref. 558).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 31 March 2010 (D2) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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