Oreochromis lidole

Oreochromis lidole is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family.

The Oreochromis lidole lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, depth range 30 - 100 m environment.

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

Oreochromis lidole is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are rivers and freshwater lakes. Source - * Kazembe, J. More

Oreochromis lidole is believed to be the chambo species most adapted to deep water and feeding in the water column. It reaches a maximum size of around 37cm (14 More

Oreochromis lidole at Zimbawe Rock, Lake Malawi . Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings. Oreochromis lidole (Trewavas, 1941) - Curator: Anton Lamboj. More

Oreochromis lidole was originally recognised by Trewavas (1942) by its slender lower pharyngeal bone, which supports a small toothed area. In the field, it could be easily distinguished at sizes above 15cm. Characteristics are given in Table I. More

Oreochromis lidole is a species which is living in big groups in the entire lake and can be found in all kinds of environments but mainly in open water. More

Oreochromis lidole on Fish Mapper TSN 648846 (Taxonomic Serial Number) Retrieved on from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System online database. This is a cached copy. More

Common names

Chambo in Nyanja
Chambo in Tonga (faka Tonga)
Chambo in Tumbuka
Chambo cha blue in Tonga (faka Tonga)
Chambo cha blue in Tumbuka
Chambo chachimuna in Nyanja
Chambo chachimuna in Tonga (faka Tonga)
Chambo chachimuna in Tumbuka
Chambu in Tonga (faka Tonga)
Dole in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Galamula in Nyanja
Galamula in Yao
Lidole in Nyanja
Lidole in Yao
Lolo in Nyanja
Muhadjiri in Yao
Oreochromis lidole in Catalan (Català)
利多孵非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
利多孵非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Oreochromis
Species : Oreochromis lidole
Authority : Trewavas, 1941