Chalinochromis popelini

The Chalinochromis popelini lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Chalinochromis popelini male in the aquarium. Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings. Chalinochromis popelini Brichard, 1989 - Curator: Patrick Tawil. - Please login to view this full profile. More

Chalinochromis popelini will breed in an upturned flower pot or large shell. Once breeding begins, the pair will become very territorial and will kill any fish within its sights. More

Chalinochromis popelini is rather aggressive against equals, because of that it's recommended to start with a smaller group of fishes. Distribution Found at several locations in the Lake Tanganyika. Copyright More

Chalinochromis popelini might belong in Julidochromis too The relationships and systematics of Julidochromis are hard to resolve with certainty. Chalinochromis is essentially similar to these fishes except for some adaptations for feeding on sponges. More

Common names

Juovaohjasahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
波氏勒紋麗鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
波氏勒纹丽鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Chalinochromis
Species : Chalinochromis popelini
Authority : Brichard, 1989