Ophthalmotilapia nasuta

Ophthalmotilapia nasuta is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

The Ophthalmotilapia nasuta lives in the demersal, freshwater, depth range 2 - 10 m environment.

Ophthalmotilapia nasuta is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. More

Ophthalmotilapia nasuta male from "Mukusa" in the aquarium of Spencer Jack; Manitoba, Canada. Photo by Spencer Jack. Ophthalmotilapia nasuta (Poll & Matthes, 1962) - Curator: Thomas Andersen. Last updated on 14-Apr-2006. More

Link to Ophthalmotilapia nasuta in the CRC Catalogue. Ophthalmotilapia ventralis (Boulenger, 1898) Type locality: Kinyamkolo and Mbity Rocks, Zambia. More

The Ophthalmotilapia Nasuta Tiger is one of Serious Cichlids more RARE cichlids! What makes this cichlid more unique than other cichlids is their pelvic fins, they are part of a group of cichlids called featherfins! These fins grow quite long, they can More

Ophthalmotilapia nasuta "Kipili Gold"Origin and locale/variety: Sumbu Bay-Zambia, Lake Tanganyika, East Africa Size: Adults are usually 4.0 to 5.0 inches in aquarium environment. Sex differences: Males exhibit bright orange/yellow coloration with elongated ventral fins tipped with yellow lapets. More

Ophthalmotilapia nasuta inhabits the rocky shorelines in shallow water, usually at depths of less than 5 metres. It can be seen just off the rock slopes feeding on plankton in open water. Maximum Standard Length - 8" (20cm). More

Ophthalmotilapia nasuta "Kipili Gold" is a very attractive fish. Juveniles appear to have a gray to silver overall body coloration, but as they mature males develop metallic golden coloration and a blue-grey patch on the head. More

Common names

Nasenbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Nenäsulkahautoja in Finnish (suomen kieli)
金黃大眼非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
金黄大眼非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Ophthalmotilapia
Species : Ophthalmotilapia nasuta
Authority : Poll & Matthes, 1962