Pallidochromis tokolosh

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Pallidochromis tokolosh
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribe: Haplochromini
Genus: Pallidochromis
G. F. Turner, 1994
Species: P. tokolosh
Binomial name
Pallidochromis tokolosh
G. F. Turner, 1994

Pallidochromis tokolosh is species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it is only known from deep waters (50 to 150 metres (160 to 490 ft)). This species is piscivorous and can reach a length of 28 centimetres (11 in) SL. It is the only known member of its genus.[2]


  1. ^ Kasembe, J. 2006. Pallidochromis tokolosh. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <>. Downloaded on 11 May 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Pallidochromis tokolosh" in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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