Melanochromis perileucos

The Melanochromis perileucos lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, depth range 5 - 8 m environment.

Melanochromis perileucos is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is endemic to Malawi. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. Source - * Kasembe, J. 2005. Melanochromis perileucos. More

Above: Melanochromis perileucos (formerly known as Melanochromis "black-white johannii"), photographed underwater at Likoma Island, Malawi. "M. perileucos may be distinguished from other members of this genus, except M. elastodema, by its faded, often interrupted, horizontal stripes in males. It may be distinguished from M. More

Common names

Melanochromis perileucos in Catalan (Català)
美鱗黑麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
美鱗黑麗魚 in Unknown
美鳞黑丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
美鳞黑丽鱼 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Melanochromis
Species : Melanochromis perileucos
Authority : Bowers & Stauffer,1997