Genyochromis mento Trewavas, 1935
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Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  12.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 2 - 25 m
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in all kinds of habitats but rarely encountered over open sand. Found mostly in intermediate biotopes and pure rocky areas. The species is a notorious fin-biter and scale-eater (Ref. 5595).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 June 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.08.93
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 07.11.01
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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