Lamprologus lemairii

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Lamprologus lemairii
Lamprologus lemairii.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Lamprologus
Species: L. lemairii
Binomial name
Lamprologus lemairii
Boulenger, 1899

Lamprologus lemairii is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it prefers to lurk by rocks or on the lake bed waiting for fish to prey on. This species can reach a length of 25 centimetres (9.8 in) TL.[2]


  1. ^ Bigirimana, C. 2006. Lamprologus lemairii. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Archived 2014-06-27 at the Wayback Machine.. Downloaded on 22 April 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Lamprologus lemairii" in FishBase. February 2013 version.