Name:   Psammochromis riponianus  (Boulenger, 1911)

Synonym:    Haplochromis riponianus 

Common name:   Haplochromis sp. "Boyanga" Uganda

Location:    Lake Victoria

Adult size:    males: 5 inches (12 cm),   Females: 3.5 inches (8 cm)



Personal notes:  I purchased 16 little juveniles in August of 2011 from a hobbyist in the St Louis area.  The identification seems to be somewhat controversial.  Some people feel that this is previously unknown and unclassified cichlid that should be called by a generic name Haplochromis sp. "Boyanga".


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