Benthochromis tricoti

Benthochromis tricoti is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

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The Benthochromis tricoti lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Benthochromis tricoti is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is rocky shores. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

General information - Benthochromis tricoti is an astonishing cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganica. In nature this species lives in large groups in depth of 100-150 meters. In home aquarium it will swim and inhabit the upper water level. More

Benthochromis tricoti at Kambwimba, Lake Tanganyika . Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings. Benthochromis tricoti (Poll, 1948) - Curator: Thomas Andersen. - Please login to view this full profile. More

Benthochromis tricotiOrigin and locale/variety: Wide distribution, Lake Tanganyika, East Africa Size: Adults are usually 6.0 to 9.0 inches in aquarium environment. Sex differences: Males show intense coloration and very long filaments. Females are completely drab. More

Common names

Benthochromis tricoti in Polish (polski)
Juovasulkahautoja in Finnish (suomen kieli)
特氏深丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
特氏深麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Benthochromis
Species : Benthochromis tricoti
Authority : Poll, 1948