Nanochromis minor Roberts & Stewart, 1976
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  2.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Africa: lower Congo River rapids near Tadi and Kinganga, in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 42510).
Diagnosis:  Description: spines of dorsal fin gradually increase in length from anterior to posterior (Ref. 52307). Coloration: body scales with brown center; in males, soft dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin with rows of brownish dots; females with violet colored belly; dark longitudinal stripe runs from posterior edge of opercle to caudal fin, visible in both sexes (Ref. 52307).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 (D2) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 24.11.93
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 30.08.94

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