Grammatotria lemairii : aquarium

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Grammatotria lemairii Boulenger, 1899

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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Grammatotria: Greek, gramma, -atos = mark, signal + Greek, tres, tria = three.  More on author: Boulenger.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten bentopelagisk; pH range: 7.4 - 8.4; dH range: 7 - 30.   Tropical; 23°C - 27°C (Ref. 13614); 3°S - 9°S

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Africa: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika; widespread.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 26.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5640)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults in aggregation roam over sandy bottoms. Probably carnivorous, feed on mollusks and diatoms (Ref. 6770). Females brood their young in the mouth (Ref. 86760).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Larvae of up to 1.32 cm TL are mouthbrooded by female parents 16.5 cm SL long (Ref. 86760).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Kullander, Sven O. | Medarbetare

Maréchal, C. and M. Poll, 1991. Grammatotria. p. 97-98. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse, G.G. Teugels and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 4. (Ref. 5640)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

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