Sciaenochromis fryeri Konings, 1993

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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Sciaenochromis: Greek, skiaina, skion = a fish, red mullet + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335);  fryeri: Named after Dr. Geoffrey Fryer, former Fisheries Research Officer of the Joint Fisheries Research Organization in Nkhata Bay, who systematically observed the fishes of Lake Malawi in their natural habitat (Ref. 40899).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten bottenlevande; djupintervall 10 - 40 m (Ref. 40899).   Tropical

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Africa: throughout Lake Malawi, including Taiwan Reef, Chinyankwazi and Chinyamwezi Islands.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.5 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 40899)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 15 - 16; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9-11; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8 - 10.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky coasts of Lake Malawi (Ref. 40899). Feeds on fishes (Ref. 40899).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Konings, A., 1993. Malawian cichlids: a revision of the genus Sciaenochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989 (Pisces, Cichlidae). The Cichlids Yearbook 3:28-36. (Ref. 40899)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 20 June 2018

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01514 (0.00703 - 0.03260), b=2.97 (2.80 - 3.14), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.73 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .