Our animals

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Northern lakes and seas

The ocean

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Dwarf mormyrid

Electric eel

Cave tetra

The flooded rainforest

Arowana

The interesting species of the river

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

Under the riverbank

River life

The plants in the river

River deep

Armored predators

Conservation of species

California kingsnake

River pool

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi

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Chambo cichlid

Chambo cichlid

Mdoka White Lips

Mdoka White Lips

Malawi trout cichlid

Malawi trout cichlid

Malawi eyebiter

Malawi eyebiter

Kenyi cichlid

Kenyi cichlid

Pursed lips malawi sand eater

Pursed lips malawi sand eater

Nkhomo-benga peacock

Nkhomo-benga peacock

Malawi hawk

Malawi hawk

Malawi squeaker

Malawi squeaker

Malawi sand diver

Malawi sand diver

Golden mbuna

Golden mbuna

Yellow lab cichlid

Yellow lab cichlid

Nkhomo-benga peacock

Nkhomo-benga peacock

Northern aulonocara

Northern aulonocara

Haplochromis goldfin

Haplochromis goldfin

Malawi dolphin

Malawi dolphin

Yellow-belly bream cichlid

Yellow-belly bream cichlid

Livingstons cichlids cichlid

Livingstons cichlids cichlid

Jacksons cichlid

Jacksons cichlid

Ctenopharynx nitidus

Ctenopharynx nitidus

Electric blue hap

Electric blue hap

Blue mbuna

Blue mbuna

Yellow-tail acei

Yellow-tail acei

Golden mbuna

Golden mbuna

Bluegray mbuna

Bluegray mbuna

Zebra mbuna

Zebra mbuna

Threespot torpedo

Threespot torpedo

Malawi sand diver

Malawi sand diver

Livingstones mbuna

Livingstones mbuna

Blue Malawi sand eater

Blue Malawi sand eater

White Striped malawi sand eater

White Striped malawi sand eater

Scrapermouth mbuna

Scrapermouth mbuna

Black Spotted Malawi Cichlid

Black Spotted Malawi Cichlid

Haplochromis sunset

Haplochromis sunset

Big-Mouth Hap

Big-Mouth Hap

Big-Mouth Hap

Big-Mouth Hap

Chilumba cichlid

Chilumba cichlid

Chipokae Cichlid

Chipokae Cichlid

Chipokae Cichlid

Chipokae Cichlid

Snake catfish

Snake catfish

Blue Malawi sand eater

Blue Malawi sand eater

Facts

LatinLethrinops altus
Size16 cm
FoodBottom-living animals and parts of plants
HabitatLake
IUCN

Least concern

LocationLake Malawi
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