Pallidochromis tokolosh Turner, 1994
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  28 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; depth range 50 - 150 m
Distribution:  Africa: Lake Malawi.
Diagnosis:  Diagnosis: teeth longer and more widely-spaced, and mouth less upwardly-angled than any known Diplotaxodon species; larger eye and less streamlined than most Rhamphochromis species; inner row teeth near symphysis of the jaws not enlarged (Ref. 55949). Description: relatively elongated; large mouth and eye; prominent mental process (Ref. 55949). Coloration: females and non-breeding males pale silvery-white, only slightly darker dorsally with a brownish cast; ripe/maturing males with dark grey dorsum, head, flanks, dorsal and anal fin, and with pale belly and pelvic fins (Ref. 55949).
Biology:  Found on shelf areas near the bottom (Ref. 55949). Predatory (Ref. 26712).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 June 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 22.02.99
Modified by: Musschoot, Tobias - 08.12.05

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