Aulonocranus dewindti (Boulenger, 1899)
photo by McCann, J.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  14 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Widespread in Lake Tanganyika. Also found in the Rusisi and Lukuga rivers.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Semi-pelagic roamers and drifting plankton pickers which occur over sandy bottoms in schools of several hundred fish (Ref. 6770). Females brood their young in the mouth (Ref. 86760).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 02.07.93
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 19.08.94

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