Aulonocara kandeensis Tawil & Allgayer, 1987
Blue orchid aulonocara
Aulonocara kandeensis
photo by Dubosc, J.

 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
 Max. size:  7.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.5 - 8.30000019073486
 Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi. Occurs on Kande Island.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Feeds on sand-dwelling invertebrates (Ref. 5595).
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (D2) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 19.02.91
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.02.13
 Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.03.94

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