Haplochromis erythrocephalus Greenwood & Gee, 1969
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  7.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; depth range 9 - 30 m
Distribution:  Africa: Lake Victoria.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits off-shore areas with a mud bottom (Ref. 4983). The stomach and intestine of specimens which were examined consisted of blue-green algae, diatoms and smaller quantities of green algae; in some fishes a few fragments of crustaceans and insect larvae were found (Ref. 558).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 31 March 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 27.10.99
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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