IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

Distribution

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Range Description

Endemic to Lake Malawi. Occurs at Chizumulu (south western part) where it is common. Also occurs at Likoma Island (Mbuzi Island) and at Nkhata bay (at the tip of the peninsula). Exporters for the aquarium trade probably introduced these two subpopulations.

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