Petrotilapia tridentiger Trewavas, 1935
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  17 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; pH range: 8 - 9; dH range: 10 - 15
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi. Widespread on most rocky shores.
Biology:  Inhabits very shallow, rocky biotopes. Feeds by using the tricuspid teeth and large mouth to feed from the sediment-free biocover (Ref. 5595).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 June 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 01.03.91
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 02.09.94
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 23.03.94

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