Benitochromis batesii

The Benitochromis batesii lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5, dH range: 1 - 5 environment.

Benitochromis batesii male in the aquarium of Philippe Burnel; Normandie . Photo by Philippe Burnel. determiner Philippe Burnel. Benitochromis batesii (Boulenger, 1901) - Curator: Anton Lamboj. Last updated on 17-Aug-2008. More

Benitochromis batesii is a larvophilic mouthbrooder which always spawns in caves. In B. ufermanni only females are brooding. In all other species both sexes are mouthbrooding. More

Common names

Bates Prachtbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Raitapalettihautoja in Finnish (suomen kieli)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Benitochromis
Species : Benitochromis batesii
Authority : Boulenger, 1901