Labidochromis chisumulae

The Labidochromis chisumulae lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Labidochromis chisumulaeLabidochromis chisumulae is an attractive little mbuna that should be kept by everyone at least once. It is often overshadowed by its more popular and well known cousin the “electric yellow” Labidochromis caeruleus. More

Labidochromis chisumulae is a mouthbrooding Malawian cichlid first typed by Lewis in 1982. Males are pearly white with dark, navy blue markings on the top part of the body extending from the head halfway through the dorsal fin. More

Above: Labidochromis chisumulae, photographed underwater at Chisumulu Island. From Plate 10g of Ribbink et al., 1983; reproduced by permission of the Zoological Society of Southern Africa. This attractive species has enjoyed considerable popularity in the aquarium trade. More

Labidochromis chisumulae male in the aquarium. Photo by Philippe Burnel. determiner Philippe Burnel. Labidochromis chisumulae Lewis, 1982 - - Please login to view this full profile. More

Labidochromis chisumulae is Lake Malawi mouth brooder. This males of gorgeous fish is pearl white with blue fins and a blue head, and the females are just that sparkle pearl white. More

Labidochromis chisumulae is closely related to the common Yellow Lab, and has very similar behavioral habits. Well worth keeping, chisumulae is an attractive mbuna found near Chizumulu Island in Lake Malawi. It has no common trade name. More

de los Mbunas los Labidochromis Chisumulae no son vegetarianos, en su h More

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Common names

Utaka in Nyanja
Valkohuuliahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
希萨镊丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
希薩鑷麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Labidochromis
Species : Labidochromis chisumulae
Authority : Lewis, 1982