Aulonocara jacobfreibergi (Johnson, 1974)
Fairy cichlid
photo by O'Brien, S.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7.5 - 8; dH range: 9 - 19
Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi. Reported from Nkudzi, Monkey Bay, Nankumba, Domwe Islands, Otter Point in Lake Malawi.
Biology:  Northern populations occur in pure rocky habitats and in places with large boulders, while southern populations are found in intermediate habitats and males occupy small caves (Ref. 5595).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 June 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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