Haplochromis tridens Regan & Trewavas, 1928
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  11.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; depth range 30 - 30 m
Distribution:  Africa: Lake Victoria.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs some distance offshore over a soft bottom, in deep water (Ref. 4983). The stomachs of the specimens which were examined contained mainly undigested blue-green algae and empty diatom frustules. Crustacean fragments and unidentifiable insect remains were also found (Ref. 558). Maximum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 31 March 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 22.07.08
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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