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.
View Wikipedia Record: Cyphotilapia frontosa


Brood Dispersal [2]  On/In self
Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


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

External References



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
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License