Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Cichlidae > Cyphotilapia > Cyphotilapia frontosa

Cyphotilapia frontosa (frontasa cichlid; Humphead cichlid)

Synonyms: Cyphotilapia frontosus; Paratilapia frontosa; Pelmatochromis frontosus
Language: Bemba; Danish; Finnish; German; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

Cyphotilapia frontosa, the frontosa is a fish from the cichlid family.
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Brood Dispersal [2]  On/In self
Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Calgary Zoo, Garden & Prehistoric Park
Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park
Dierenpark Emmen
Florida Aquarium
Guldborgsund Zoo & Botanical Garden
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Newport Aquarium
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Rostock Zoologischer Garten
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
St. Paul's Como Zoo
Tallinn Zoo
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Wildlife World Zoo
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario

Range Map

Africa-Inland Waters; Africa: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika.; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Ethiopian; Lake Tanganyika; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Zambia;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Active browsing by mouthbrooding femalesof Tropheus duboisi and Tropheus moorii (Cichlidae) to feed the young and/or themselves, Yasunobu Yanagisawa and Tetsu Sato, Environmental Biology of Fishes 27: 43-50, 1990
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