Tramitichromis brevis (Boulenger, 1908)
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 Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
 Max. size:  16.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Africa: Endemic to Lake Malawi. Ranges from Nkhata Bay to the southern part of the lake.
 Biology:  Non-breeding individuals occur over open sand. Breeding groups have been known to occur over sand in intermediate habitats at a depth of 15 m. Feeds by sifting sand through the gills and retaining the soft invertebrates such as insect larvae (Ref. 5595).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 22.02.91
 Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 01.09.94
 Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 25.03.94

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