Trematocranus placodon

The Trematocranus placodon lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 7.0 - 8.5, dH range: 25, depth range - 32 m environment.

Trematocranus placodon 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

Trematocranus placodon, a breeding male photographed at Nkhata Bay. Photo copyright More

Trematocranus placodon male at Mvunguti (village), Lake Malawi . Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings. Trematocranus placodon (Regan, 1922) - Curator: Ad Konings. More

food for the cichlid fish, Trematocranus placodon, at Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi Export = by: B. N. Evers, H. Madsen, K. M. Mckaye, J. R. StaufferAnnals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Vol. 100, No. 1. (January 2006), pp. 75-85. More

Trematocranus placodon is mainly living in shallow water, in sandy environments with a lot of vegetation and they can be found all around Lake malawi. More

Common names

Chigong' o chandembera in Tonga (faka Tonga)
Chigong' o chandembera in Tumbuka
Chigong'u wa ndembera in Tonga (faka Tonga)
Chisawasawa in Nyanja
Hietakeisariahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Placodon-cichlide in Danish (dansk)
楯齒孔首麗體魚 in Mandarin Chinese
楯齿孔首丽体鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Trematocranus
Species : Trematocranus placodon
Authority : Regan, 1922