Chindongo socolofi (Johnson, 1974)
photo by JJPhoto

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  6.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; depth range 4 - 10 m,
Distribution:  Africa: Lake Malawi in Mozambique (Ref. 5684). Probably introduced in Otter Point and Thumbi West Island in Malawi (Ref. 5684).
Biology:  Inhabits shallow areas, mostly over sand but territorial males stay close to rocks (Ref. 5595). It feeds from the biocover on the rock and sand (Ref. 5595).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 June 2018 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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