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Pinstripe damba

Pinstripe damba

Pig-nosed turtle

Pig-nosed turtle

Nyereres cichlid

Nyereres cichlid

Blue victoria mouthbrooder

Blue victoria mouthbrooder

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Barred bichir

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Saddled bichir

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Ornate bichir

West African lungfish

West African lungfish

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Dolphin mormyrid

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Black spotted catfish

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Moustache catfish

Thick-lipped Viktoria mouthbrooder

Thick-lipped Viktoria mouthbrooder

Thick-lipped Viktoria mouthbrooder

Thick-lipped Viktoria mouthbrooder

Facts

LatinHaplochromis chilotes
Size15 cm
FoodInsects
HabitatLake Victoria
IUCN

Least concern

The main threat to this species is hybridization due to decreased water transparency. Interfering with mate recognition visual cues. An additional threat is capture as bait for long line fishery.

LocationEndemic to Lake Viktoria
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