Greenface sandsifter

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Greenface sandsifter
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Lethrinops
Species: L. furcifer
Binomial name
Lethrinops furcifer
Trewavas, 1931

The greenface sandsifter (Lethrinops furcifer) is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it prefers areas with sandy substrates. This species grows to a length of 19.5 centimetres (7.7 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Kasembe, J. 2006. Lethrinops furcifer. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. < Archived 2014-06-27 at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 23 April 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Lethrinops furcifer" in FishBase. February 2013 version.