Protomelas is a genus of haplochromine cichlids endemic to lake Malawi in east Africa. The genus is part of the haplochromine tribe and have maternal mouthbrooding and sexual dimorphism typical of this group. Popular in the aquarium hobby, Protomelas species are sold under a variety of trade names.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Protomelas
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