Lethrinops microdon

The Lethrinops microdon lives in the demersal, freshwater, depth range 35 - 100 m environment.

The Lethrinops microdon is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Lethrinops microdon is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is endemic to Malawi. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. Source - * Kazembe, J. & Darwall, W. 2005. Lethrinops microdon. More

Conservation: Lethrinops microdon is evaluated by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species as (EN) Endangered (2006). More

bigger species, such as Lethrinops microdon, which could not stand the heavy fishing pressure in that area. More

Lethrinops microdon Eccles & Lewis Text & photo by Guest Author: Prof. George F. Turner University of Hull, UK Lethrinops microdon, male above, female below; photo copyright More

Common names

Chisawasawa in Nyanja
Lethrinops microdon in Catalan (Català)
Mbaba in Nyanja
Seulamalawintonkija in Finnish (suomen kieli)
小齒龍占麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
小齿龙占丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
斯氏龍占麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
斯氏龙占丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Lethrinops
Species : Lethrinops microdon
Authority : Eccles & Lewis, 1977