Labidochromis mbenjii; photo by Ad Konings, used by permission

The drab little mbuna above is Labidochromis mbenjii. It was photographed underwater at Mbenji Island, the type locality, by Ad Konings (photo used here with his generous permission).

Below: The holotype of Labidochromis mbenjii (a male, 63.4 mm SL; BMNH 1981.1.9: 41), from Mbenji Island, Malawi. Reproduced from Fig. 11 of Lewis, 1982.

Labidochromis mbenjii, drawing from Lewis (1982)



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