Spotfin goby cichlid

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Spotfin goby cichlid
Tangicodus irsacae.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Tanganicodus
Poll, 1950
Species: T. irsacae
Binomial name
Tanganicodus irsacae
Poll, 1950

The spotfin goby cichlid (Tanganicodus irsacae) is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it is only known from the northern end of the lake. They live amongst pebbles in the surf-zone. This species can reach a length of 7 centimetres (2.8 in) TL. This species can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Bigirimana, C. 2006. Tanganicodus irsacae. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 June 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Tanganicodus irsacae" in FishBase. April 2013 version.