Haplochromis rudolfianus Trewavas, 1933
photo by KMFRI

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  5.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Africa: Lake Turkana (Rudolf).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Is confined to the shallow and protected inshore areas of the lake although there is a population inhabiting a crater lake on Central Island (Ref. 558).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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