Sargochromis mortimeri (Bell-Cross, 1975)
Mortimer's happy
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 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
 Max. size:  27.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Africa: Upper Zambezi, Kafue and Luangwa Rivers (middle Zambezi system) in Zambia.
 Biology:  Found in various habitats and dams. Feeds on insects, snails and plants. Breeds in spring and early summer; males construct a sand-scrape nest in shallow water, females mouthbrood the eggs and larvae (Ref. 7248).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
 Modified by: Boden, Gert - 10.07.03
 Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 17.08.94

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