Name:   Haplochromis lividus "Murchison Bay" (Greenwood 1956)

Synonym:   Haplochromis sp. "Murchison Bay"

Common name:   

Location:    Murchison Bay, Lake Victoria (Uganda shores)

Adult size:  3 1/2 inches (9 cm)

Diet:    omnivore

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Personal notes:  This species was brought to the US by Lawrence Kent.  He was able to collect a holding female from Murchison Bay off the shores of Uganda.  I was able to obtain a colony of 16 fry at the ACA Convention in Louisville in July of 2014.

 

 Above is my dominant male

Above is one of the subdominant males

Above is the dominant male with one of the females

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