Melanochromis heterochromis

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Melanochromis heterochromis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Melanochromis
Species: M. heterochromis
Binomial name
Melanochromis heterochromis
Bowers & Stauffer, 1993

Melanochromis heterochromis is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi. This species can grow to a length of 9.7 centimetres (3.8 in) SL.[2]


  1. ^ Kasembe, J. 2006. Melanochromis heterochromis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Downloaded on 26 April 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Melanochromis heterochromis" in FishBase. February 2013 version.