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Arapaima

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River cichlids

The plants in the river

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Kenyi cichlid

Kenyi cichlid

Nkhomo-benga peacock

Nkhomo-benga peacock

Bluegray mbuna

Bluegray mbuna

Yellow lab cichlid

Yellow lab cichlid

Kampango Catfish

Kampango Catfish

Malawi squeaker

Malawi squeaker

Golden mbuna

Golden mbuna

Nkhomo-benga peacock

Nkhomo-benga peacock

Flavescent peacock

Flavescent peacock

Northern aulonocara

Northern aulonocara

Flavescent peacock

Flavescent peacock

Haplochromis goldfin

Haplochromis goldfin

Malawi sand diver

Malawi sand diver

Threespot torpedo

Threespot torpedo

Mdoka White Lips

Mdoka White Lips

Malawi dolphin

Malawi dolphin

Yellow-belly bream cichlid

Yellow-belly bream cichlid

Malawi eyebiter

Malawi eyebiter

Malawi hawk

Malawi hawk

Livingstons cichlids cichlid

Livingstons cichlids cichlid

Jacksons cichlid

Jacksons cichlid

Ctenopharynx nitidus

Ctenopharynx nitidus

Electric blue hap

Electric blue hap

Blue mbuna

Blue mbuna

Yellow-tail acei

Yellow-tail acei

Golden mbuna

Golden mbuna

Bluegray mbuna

Bluegray mbuna

Kenyi cichlid

Kenyi cichlid

Zebra mbuna

Zebra mbuna

Malawi hawk

Malawi hawk

Malawi sand diver

Malawi sand diver

Jacksons cichlid

Jacksons cichlid

Livingstones mbuna

Livingstones mbuna

Chambo cichlid

Chambo cichlid

Electric blue hap

Electric blue hap

Northern aulonocara

Northern aulonocara

Haplochromis goldfin

Haplochromis goldfin

Livingstons cichlids cichlid

Livingstons cichlids cichlid

Malawi eyebiter

Malawi eyebiter

Malawi eyebiter

Malawi eyebiter

Facts

LatinDimidiochromis compressiceps
Size23 cm
FoodSmall fish
HabitatLakes in shallow areas with aquatic plants
IUCN

Least concern

LocationLake Malawi in Malawi, Tanzania and Mozambique
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