Bowers, N.J., and J.R. Stauffer, Jr. 1997. Eight new species of rock-dwelling
cichlids of the genus Melanochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa.
Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 8(1): 49-70.
Eight new species of rock-dwelling cichlids belonging to the genus Melanochromis from
Lake Malawi, Africa, are described. The new species are recognized primarily by their
distinctive adult breeding coloration and overall morphology.