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Pinstripe damba

Pinstripe damba

Pig-nosed turtle

Pig-nosed turtle

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Largescale foureyes

Highfin cichlid

Highfin cichlid

Nyereres cichlid

Nyereres cichlid

Blue victoria mouthbrooder

Blue victoria mouthbrooder

Uganda thicklipped barb

Uganda thicklipped barb

Barred bichir

Barred bichir

Saddled bichir

Saddled bichir

Ornate bichir

Ornate bichir

Moustache catfish

Moustache catfish

Thick-lipped Viktoria mouthbrooder

Thick-lipped Viktoria mouthbrooder

Senegal Giraffe Cat

Senegal Giraffe Cat

Scissortail-Synodontis

Scissortail-Synodontis

Spotted Giant Synodontis

Spotted Giant Synodontis

Eyespot Synodontis

Eyespot Synodontis

Ansorge's cichlid

Ansorge's cichlid

Blue victoria mouthbrooder

Blue victoria mouthbrooder

Facts

LatinHaplochromis nubilus
Size10.2 cm
FoodSmall crustaceans, insects and worms
HabitatBetween aquatic plants in shallow areas of lakes
IUCN

Vulnerable

Vulnerable. Pollution has made the water murky, making it difficult for males to find a mate.

LocationLake Victoria in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania
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