This pie chart shows the relative likelihood of observing particular other species commonly observed near Labidochromis strigatus
These species are those which most commonly occur in our observation database near Labidochromis strigatus. Observations favor some phyla over others. Typically Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, and Arthropods are more common in the field than in our records.
Endemic to Lake Malawi where it occurs at Likoma and Chisumulu Islands. It was originally endemic to Chizululu Island and was introduced to Likoma Island.
Fresh water. Benthopelagic.
Rock dwelling cichlid found in shallow turbulent waters. It displays territorial behaviour and is herbivorous. Aquarium trade name unknown.
In sections below, we make some habitat inferences based on the known habitat preferences of those species most commonly associated with Labidochromis strigatus.