Taeniochromis holotaenia

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Taeniochromis holotaenia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Taeniochromis
Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
Species: T. holotaenia
Binomial name
Taeniochromis holotaenia
(Regan, 1922)
  • Haplochromis holotaenia Regan, 1922
  • Cyrtocara holotaenia (Regan, 1922)
  • Haplochromis bodyi C. G. E. Ahl, 1926

Taeniochromis holotaenia is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi in East Africa where it is widespread at depths of from 7 to 61 metres (23 to 200 ft). This fish can reach a length of 22 centimetres (8.7 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Kasembe, J. 2006. Taeniochromis holotaenia. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 June 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Taeniochromis holotaenia" in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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