Gephyrochromis moorii

These rare mbuna's get about 7 inches.

The Gephyrochromis moorii lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 8.0 - 8.0, dH range: 9 - 19, depth range 6 - 25 m environment.

Gephyrochromis lawsii and Gephyrochromis moorii, both of which are endemic to Lake Malawi in east Africa. References - FishBase (2006) Eds. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (07/2006). More

Gephyrochromis moorii is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is endemic to Malawi. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. References - * Kazembe, J. & Makocho, P. 2005. Gephyrochromis moorii. More

Gephyrochromis moorii, photographed at Msuli Point, Malawi and identified by Ad Konings; reproduced with his permission from Konings (1995c). If Konings's identifications are correct, this species and G. lawsi are extremely similar in appearance. More

Gephyrochromis moorii male at Msuli, Lake Malawi. Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings. Gephyrochromis moorii Boulenger, 1901 - Curator: Ad Konings. - Please login to view this full profile. More

Gephyrochromis moorii can only be found south of Nkhata Bay. They live here in small groups above the sand. More

Common names

Gephyrochromis moorii in Portuguese (Português)
Kultaselkämalawinahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Mbuna in Nyanja
穆氏桥丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
穆氏橋麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Gephyrochromis
Species : Gephyrochromis moorii
Authority : Boulenger, 1901