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Tropheus duboisi (white-spotted cichlid; Dwarf Tanganyikan cichlid)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Tropheus duboisi, the white spotted cichlid, is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika. It can reach a length of 12 cm (4.7 in).
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Africa-Inland Waters; Africa: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika. Occurs in the northern part of the lake.; Burundi; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Ethiopian; Lake Tanganyika; Tanzania, United Rep. of;

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1Active 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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