Sargochromis thysi (Poll, 1967)
photo by Mertens, P.

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Max. size:  19.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Luembe River (Kasai River drainage, middle Congo River basin) in Angola (Ref. 11970, 52307, 82485).
Diagnosis:  Description: moderately deep-bodied; frontal profile straight to slightly rounded; caudal fin truncate (Ref. 52307). Coloration: body brown to olive; dark longitudinal stripe and/or 6-7 dark vertical bars sometimes visible on body; dark stripe runs through eye to corner of mouth; rows of dark maculae in caudal fin; anal fin with pale dots and maculae; dorsal fin margins dark; no other color patterns seem to be expressed (Ref. 52307).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Teugels, Guy - 16.12.92
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.01.14
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 31.08.94

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