Tyrannochromis macrostoma

The Tyrannochromis macrostoma lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 7.4 - 8.4, dH range: 7 - 30 environment.

Tyrannochromis macrostoma is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. More

Tyrannochromis macrostoma male at Gome, Lake Malawi . Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings. Tyrannochromis macrostoma (Regan, 1922) - Curator: Ad Konings. - Please login to view this full profile. More

Tyrannochromis macrostoma is an ambush predator in nature, lurking behind rocks and in crevices as it stalks its prey. It is rarely seen in the hobby and is usually quite expensive. Juveniles are easily confused with the similar T. More

Tyrannochromis macrostoma is a large, predatory cichlid from Lake Malawi. While females are silver with brown markings, males have variable coloration ranging from blue to brown with an orange or yellow underside. More

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Common names

Chisawasawa in Nyanja
Hirmuahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Schwarzbauch Malawisee-Buntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Stormundet rovcichlide in Danish (dansk)
Tyrannochromis macrostoma in Catalan (CatalĂ )

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Tyrannochromis
Species : Tyrannochromis macrostoma
Authority : Regan, 1922