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Found in shallow intermediate zone. Feeds in packs, primarily on the scales of other fishes (Ref. 26078).
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Melanochromis lepidiadaptes

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Melanochromis lepidiadaptes is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it is only known from off of Makanjila Point on the southeastern shore. This species can grow to a length of 8.7 centimetres (3.4 in) SL.[2]

References

  1. ^ Konings, A. (2018). "Melanochromis lepidiadaptes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T61121A148653388. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T61121A148653388.en. Retrieved 17 November 2021.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer; Pauly, Daniel (eds.) (2013). "Melanochromis lepidiadaptes" in FishBase. February 2013 version.
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Melanochromis lepidiadaptes: Brief Summary

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Melanochromis lepidiadaptes is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it is only known from off of Makanjila Point on the southeastern shore. This species can grow to a length of 8.7 centimetres (3.4 in) SL.

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