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Pseudosimochromis margaretae (Axelrod & Harrison, 1978)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cichlidae (Cichlids) > Pseudocrenilabrinae
Etymology: Pseudosimochromis: Greek, pseudes = false + Latin, simo = to crash th nose + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical; 3°S - 5°S

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Africa: endemic to Lake Tanganyika, but only known from the Kigoma area in Tanzania (Ref. 6770, 46829, 49183).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 49183)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in vegetated areas near the rocks and stones in the littoral region of the lake; area of collection was strewn with harbour debris, and was heavily vegetated with macrophytes and algae-covered rocks; collected at 2-6m depth (Ref. 49183). Inhabits shallow sediment-rich habitats (Ref. 46829). Feeds on algae which is picked from the rocks (Ref. 46829).

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Axelrod, G.S. and J.A. Harrison, 1978. Simochromis margaretae, a new species of cichlid fish from Lake Tanganyika. Spec. Publ. J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. 19:16 p. (Ref. 49183)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fisheries: ; aquarium: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.