Labidochromis maculicauda; photo by Ad Konings, used by permission

Ad Konings identifies the mbuna in the photograph above as Labidochromis maculicauda. He took the photo underwater at Chitande Island, Malawi; it is used here through his kind permission.

Below: The holotype of Labidochromis maculicauda (a female, 51.0 mm SL; BMNH 1981.1.9: 9), from Nkhata Bay, Malawi. From Fig. 3 of Lewis, 1982.

Labidochromis maculicauda, holotype; drawing from Lewis (1982)



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