Placidochromis electra (deepwater hap)
Likoma Island, Lake Malawi ... The guys are taken the fish to the fish farm ... malawi cichlidea for European aquariums ...
Date 21 January 2006, 13:47:48
Author fffriendly http://flickr.com/photos/35673324@N00
The deepwater hap or deep-water hap (Placidochromis electra) is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it prefers areas with sandy substrates, generally at depths of around 7 metres. This species can reach a length of 12 centimetres SL. This species can also be found in the aquarium trade. Order: Perciformes, Family: Cichlidae, Tribe: Haplochromini, Genus: Placidochromis, Species: Placidochromis electra (W. E. Burgess, 1979).
Haplochromis electra W. E. Burgess, 1979
Cyrtocara electra (W. E. Burgess, 1979)