Name: Labidochromis caeruleus "Nkhata Bay" (Fryer 1956)
Common name: White Lab
Location: Near Nkhata Bay in Lake Malawi
Adult size: 4 1/2 inches (12 cm)
Labidochromis caeruleus from other locations can be yellow (Lions Cove), white with black stripes (Lundo Island), or white with a light hint of blue (Undu Point).
L caeruleus color varieties
Personal notes: This is the white color morph of Labidochromis caeruleus from around Nkhata Bay.
The "white lab" is a pure solid white in a strong light. The above pictures are of two males.
In a darker light you can start to see hints of blue and a hint of yellow below the dorsal fins. (My camera seems to enhance the blue for some reason.)
In some moods, the "white lab" will show some faint vertical barring.
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