Neolamprologus cylindricus Staeck & Seegers, 1986
Neolamprologus cylindricus
photo by Terceira, A.C.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  10.4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7 - 8.5; dH range: 10 - 15,
Distribution:  Africa: endemic to the south eastern part of Lake Tanganyika (Ref. 46829, 56628, 93977).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Prefers shallow, rocky habitats; in the recesses of the rocky biotope (Ref. 7343, 46829). Normally found in the upper 10 m of this biotope (Ref. 46829). Feeds on invertebrates such as shrimps and other crustaceans (Ref. 46829), in the biocover or in the recesses of the substrate (Ref. 7343, 46829). Solitary (Ref. 46829). Substrate spawner; raises fry in seclusion (Ref. 7343).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 24.11.93
Modified by: Geelhand, Dimitri - 06.08.13
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.03.94

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