Name:   Harpagochromis sp. "golden duck"

Synonym:    Haplochromis sp. "golden duck"

Common name:    Golden Duck  or Pallisa Black Slick

Location:    Lake Nawampassa

Adult size:    my male: 6 inches (15 cm)

Diet:    Piscavore


Personal notes:  I purchased a colony of Harpagochromis sp. "golden duck" from Jay Geiler in the summer of 2015.

The above young adults are approximately 2.5 inches (605 cm) long.

Personal notes:  Previously I agreed to purchase a lone male Harpagochromis sp. "golden duck" from a hobbiest at the Ohio Cichlid Extravaganza in 2011.  I'm not at all convinced that I received what I was told.  It could be that this specimen was just an older male that attained a slightly different body shape as mant Victorians are prone to do.  But I expected to see a cichlid with a more elongated body shape and more of an upturned mouth.  This fish was indeed quite old and din't live for much more than a year.  It was a peaceful fish and I just enjoyed it for what it was.

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