Triglachromis otostigma

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Triglachromis otostigma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Triglachromis
Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1974
Species: T. otostigma
Binomial name
Triglachromis otostigma
(Regan, 1920)
  • Limnochromis otostigma Regan, 1920

Triglachromis otostigma is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika in Africa where it prefers waters with a muddy substrate. This species can reach a length of 12 centimetres (4.7 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade. It is currently the only known member of its genus.[2]


  1. ^ Bigirimana, C. 2006. Triglachromis otostigma. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Downloaded on 08 June 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Triglachromis otostigma" in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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