Melanochromis labrosus

Melanochromis labrosus is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

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Original source: taken by the Author Author Michael K. Oliver, Ph.D. Camera location
Author: Michael K. Oliver, Ph.D. Camera location

The Melanochromis labrosus lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 7.0 - 8.5, dH range: 10 - 15, depth range 1 - 8 m environment.

Melanochromis labrosus is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. References - * Kasembe, J. 2005. More

Melanochromis labrosus, head of holotype; photo More

Melanochromis labrosus male in the aquarium. Photo by Philippe Burnel. determiner Philippe Burnel. Melanochromis labrosus Trewavas, 1935 - Curator: Ad Konings. Last updated on 08-Jun-2008. More

Melanochromis labrosus has questionable classification and unique physical appearance, bearing huge lips and monochromatic color. Both males and females are drab in color, brown with some yellow on the underside. More

Melanochromis labrosus is a long snouted, deep bodied fish with hypertrophied lips and, unlike other species of the genus, the anterior teeth in the jaws are considerably longer than the other jaw teeth. More

Melanochromis labrosus on Fish Mapper TSN 648732 (Taxonomic Serial Number) Retrieved on from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System online database. This is a cached copy. More

Melanochromis labrosus; Melanochromis perspicax; Melanochromis interruptus; Melanochromis robustus; Mullus auratus; Capito auratus; Plagioscion auratus; Carabus auratus; Chrysichthys auratus; Scinax auratus; Branchiostegus auratus; Diapterus auratus; Chrysophrys auratus; Chrysochus auratus; Chromogeotrupes auratus; Trachypithecus auratus; Total Images More

Melanochromis labrosus ? See Placidochromis milomo Melanochromis lepidiadaptes (Bowers & Stauffer 1997 AF:69 1/99) Melanochromis loriae (Johnson 1975, Ax:267, AL:, FM:18 3/83, FM:20 12/79) More

Common names

Mbuna in Nyanja
Melanochromis labrosus in Catalan (Català)
Mutrumalawinahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Wulstlippenbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
厚唇黑丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
厚唇黑麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Melanochromis
Species : Melanochromis labrosus
Authority : Trewavas, 1935