Ptychochromis grandidieri Sauvage, 1882
Ptychochromis grandidieri
photo by Tourle, D.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Ptychochrominae
Max. size:  21.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish
Distribution:  Africa: Restricted to the eastern drainages of Madagascar.
Diagnosis:  Expansive second pharyngobranchial tooth plates with 4-7 rows of closely set teeth (Ref. 50642). A yellowish to golden base coloration with a horizontal series of well-defined black blotches situated mid-laterally on the flank (Ref. 50642).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 June 2016 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Boden, Gert - 17.02.04
Modified by: Boden, Gert - 16.01.09

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