Limnochromis abeelei

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Limnochromis abeelei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Limnochromis
Species: L. abeelei
Binomial name
Limnochromis abeelei
Poll, 1949

Limnochromis abeelei is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it occurs in deeper waters in the southern portion of the lake. This species can reach a length of 23.5 centimetres (9.3 in) TL.[2]


  1. ^ Bigirimana, C. 2006. Limnochromis abeelei. 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). "Limnochromis abeelei" in FishBase. February 2013 version.