Biology:Labidochromis maculicauda

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Labidochromis maculicauda
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Labidochromis
L. maculicauda
Binomial name
Labidochromis maculicauda
D. S. C. Lewis, 1982

Labidochromis maculicauda is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it is only known from the northwestern coast. It prefers rocky areas and lives in shallow waters down to a depth of about 12 metres (39 ft). This species can reach a length of 6.4 centimetres (2.5 in) SL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. Konings, A.; Kazembe, J. (2018). "Labidochromis maculicauda". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T61098A148673651. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T61098A148673651.en. Retrieved 14 November 2021. 
  2. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Labidochromis maculicauda" in FishBase. February 2013 version.

Wikidata ☰ Q431787 entry