William's mbuna

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William's mbuna
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Maylandia
Species: M. greshakei
Binomial name
Maylandia greshakei
(M. K. Meyer & W. Förster, 1984)

Metriaclima greshakei (M. K. Meyer & W. Förster, 1984)
Pseudotropheus greshakei M. K. Meyer & W. Förster, 1984

William's mbuna (Maylandia greshakei), also known as ice blue zebra or the Pseudotropheus ice blue among the aquarium enthusiasts, is a species of cichlid fish endemic to Lake Malawi where it is only found at Makokola in the southeastern arm of the lake. This species can reach a length of 13.4 centimetres (5.3 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Kasembe, J. 2006. Maylandia greshakei. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Maylandia greshakei" in FishBase. February 2013 version.