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Anomalochromis thomasi


Anomalochromis thomasi
African Butterfly Cichlid
非洲蝴蝶慈鲷
Anomalochromis thomasi is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae, the only species in the genus Anomalochromis. It is a small cichlid growing to a length of 5–7 centimetres. The natural habitat of A. thomasi is Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, mainly in smaller streams. The fish are typically found in slightly acidic, oxygen rich water with other west African cichlid genera such as Hemichromis and Pelvicachromis.

托氏变色丽鱼,又称非洲蝴蝶慈鲷、汤玛氏半色鲷,为辐鳍鱼纲鲈形目隆头鱼亚目慈鲷科的其中一种。
本鱼分布西非的狮子山、几内亚和赖比瑞亚的淡水小溪中。
本鱼体质强健,身体底色为金褐色,上面布满紫色,腹部颜色较淡,腹侧上排列着一排排有彩虹斑点的鳞片。体背上有个不规则的斑纹。体长约在5~7公分。背鳍硬棘14~15枚、背鳍软条8~10枚、臀鳍硬棘3枚、臀鳍软条7~9枚。
本鱼栖息溪流中,肉食性,产卵时较霸道,具有地域性。
属于小型的观赏鱼,性情温和。

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