Scrapermouth mbuna

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Scrapermouth mbuna
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Labeotropheus
Species: L. trewavasae
Binomial name
Labeotropheus trewavasae
Fryer, 1956

The scrapermouth mbuna (Labeotropheus trewavasae) is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it prefers areas with rocky substrates. This species can reach a length of 11.7 centimetres (4.6 in) TL. This species can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Kasembe, J. 2006. Labeotropheus trewavasae. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <>. Downloaded on 21 April 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Labeotropheus trewavasae" in FishBase. February 2013 version.