Haplochromis aeneocolor Greenwood, 1973
photo by Schraml, E.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  7.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater, potamodromous
Distribution:  Africa: Lake George and Kazinga Channel (Ref. 4983). Reported as introduced from the Aruwimi and Ituri (middle Congo River basin) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 106290).
Biology:  Common near papyrus shores (Ref. 4983). Apparently it never occurs offshore. Seems to be a detritus feeder since plant fragments and insect larvae are predominant elements of the gut (Ref. 558).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 (D2) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
Modified by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 31.05.05
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 16.03.94

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