Nyassachromis serenus

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Nyassachromis serenus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Nyassachromis
Species: N. serenus
Binomial name
Nyassachromis serenus
(Trewavas, 1935)
  • Haplochromis serenus Trewavas, 1935
  • Cyrtocara serena (Trewavas, 1935)

Nyassachromis serenus is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it is only known from the northern part of the lake, preferring habitats over sand-rock interfaces. This species can reach a length of 25 centimetres (9.8 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Kasembe, J. 2006. Nyassachromis serenus. 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 serenus" in FishBase. April 2013 version.