Haplochromis paropius Greenwood & Gee, 1969
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  8.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 15 - 30 m
Distribution:  Africa: Lake Victoria.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in off-shore areas with a mud bottom (Ref. 4983). The specimens which were examined contained large quantities of blue-green algae and diatoms and smaller amounts of other plant material. Fragmentary remains of Diptera larvae were found in some specimens (Ref. 558).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 March 2010 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 14.12.95
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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