Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Cichlidae > Cheilochromis > Cheilochromis euchilus

Cheilochromis euchilus (Malawi thick lip)

Synonyms: Chilotilapia euchilus; Cyrtocara euchila; Cyrtocara euchilus; Haplochromis euchilus; Pseudohaplochromis euchilus
Language: Finnish; German; Mandarin Chinese; Nyanja

Wikipedia Abstract

Cheilochromis euchilus, the Malawi Thicklip, is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi in East Africa where it prefers near-shore areas with rocky bottoms. This species reaches a length of 35 centimetres (14 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade. This species is the only known member of its genus.
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Prey / Diet

Neoperla spio[1]
Schizopera consimilis[1]

Range Map

Africa-Inland Waters; Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi.; Africa: endemic to Lake Malawi.; Ethiopian; Lake Malawi; Malawi; Mozambique; Tanzania, United Rep. of;



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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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