Nyassachromis nigritaeniatus

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Nyassachromis nigritaeniatus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Nyassachromis
Species: N. nigritaeniatus
Binomial name
Nyassachromis nigritaeniatus
(Trewavas, 1935)
  • Haplochromis nigritaeniatus Trewavas, 1935
  • Cyrtocara nigritaeniata (Trewavas, 1935)

Nyassachromis nigritaeniatus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it prefers areas with sandy substrates. This species can reach a length of 21 centimetres (8.3 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Kasembe, J. 2006. Nyassachromis nigritaeniatus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 5 May 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Nyassachromis nigritaeniatus" in FishBase. April 2013 version.