Xenotilapia nasus De Vos, Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1995
photo by de Vos, L.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  9.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; depth range 30 - 68 m,
Distribution:  Africa: endemic to Lake Tanganyika, found in the northern part of the lake, in Burundi and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 27630, 46829).
Biology:  Occurs on mixed sand and rock bottoms; depth range 30-68 m (Ref. 27630). Stomach contents inventories suggest that it feeds on detritus as well as on plankton (Ref. 46829).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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