Aulonocara maylandi Trewavas, 1984
Sulfurhead Aulonocara
Aulonocara maylandi
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
 Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.5 - 8.5; dH range: 10 - 30
 Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi, Eccles Reef.
 Biology:  Mainly found over sand bordering the rocky reef. Feeds on small sand-dwelling invertebrates (Ref. 5595). Females mouthbrood eggs (Ref. 6020).
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (D2) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 19.02.91
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.02.13
 Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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