Haplochromis squamipinnis Regan, 1921
Haplochromis squamipinnis
photo by Schraml, E.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  20.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater, non-migratory
Distribution:  Africa: Lakes Edward and George and Kazinga Channel.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in all habitats, but especially common in the offshore open waters (Ref. 4983). Feeds mainly on fishes. Insects contribute substantially to the diet of small H. squamipinnis (Ref. 558).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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