Astatotilapia tweddlei Jackson, 1985
Astatotilapia tweddlei
photo by Turner, G.F.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  9.03 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Lakes Chilwa and Chiuta and in flowing rivers.
Biology:  Inhabits swampy lakes and slow streams (Ref. 4967). The maximum length of 110 cm given by Eccles (1992) [Ref. 4967] is apparently a mistake, maybe for 11.0 cm.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 23 May 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
Modified by: Musschoot, Tobias - 06.05.11
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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