Lethrinops turneri Ngatunga & Snoeks, 2003
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  9.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 2 - 28 m
Distribution:  Africa: Lake Malawi basin.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 14-17; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 8-10; Vertebrae: 29-30. The nape and the upper part of head are distinctively orange-brown in male adults (Ref. 49505).
Biology:  Caught at shallow depths (2-15 m), but also observed in a trawl between 20-28 m (Ref. 49505). Females produce about 30 eggs per batch (Ref. 49505).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 June 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.08.04
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.12.04

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