Lethrinops microstoma, Littletooth sandeater : aquarium

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Lethrinops microstoma Trewavas, 1931

Littletooth sandeater
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes(Släkte, Arter) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Cichliformes (Cichlids, convict blennies) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Lethrinops: Greek, lethrinia, a fish pertaining to genus Pagellus + Greek, ops = similar to.
More on author: Trewavas.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten bottenlevande; flodvandrande (Ref. 51243). Tropical; 13°S - 15°S

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi. Found at Cape Maclear, East coast, near Masinje, and Likoma Islands. Also in Senga Bay.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.5 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4985)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Encountered only in shallow sandy and intermediate habitats when breeding, and disappeared in the same area after the season. Probably migrates to deeper levels when not breeding. Feeds on invertebrates (Ref. 5595).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Medarbetare

Maréchal, C., 1991. Lethrinops. p. 233-240. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse, G.G. Teugels and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 4. (Ref. 4985)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 20 June 2018

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Akvarium: Kommersiell
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