Haplochromis luluae (Fowler, 1930)
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  9.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater,
Distribution:  Africa: only known from Lulua River, Kasai River tributary, middle Congo River basin, in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 42034).
Diagnosis:  Description: moderately deep-bodied; frontal profile straight to slightly concave; caudal fin rounded (Ref. 52307). Coloration: body gray; body scales with a reddish-brown centre, more developed in dorsal body parts; males with pale and shiny maculae in dorsal and caudal fins, and some small egg spots in anal fin (Ref. 52307).
Biology:  Agamous, ovophilic, maternal mouthbrooder (Ref. 52307).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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