Gephyrochromis lawsi Fryer, 1957
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  12.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7 - 8.5
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to the northern part of Lake Malawi.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs usually at deep levels where the steep, rocky coast ends on the sand. Found over sandy patches in the intermediate habitat. The average depth is about 20 m (Ref. 5595).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 June 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.08.93
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 07.11.01
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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