Simochromis diagramma

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Simochromis diagramma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribe: Tropheini
Genus: Simochromis
Species: S. diagramma
Binomial name
Simochromis diagramma
(Günther, 1893)
  • Chromis diagramma Günther, 1894
  • Tilapia adolfi Steindachner, 1909

Simochromis diagramma is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it prefers murky waters with rock-rubble substrates usually at less than 5 metres (16 ft) and never deeper than 10 metres (33 ft). It can reach a length of 19.5 centimetres (7.7 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Ntakimazi, G. 2006. Simochromis diagramma. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Downloaded on 02 June 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Simochromis diagramma" in FishBase. April 2013 version.

External links[edit]