Pearl of Likoma (Melanochromis joanjohnsonae)

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Pearl of Likoma fact file

Pearl of Likoma description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyCichlidae
GenusMelanochromis (1)

Information on the pearl of Likoma (Melanochromis joanjohnsonae) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Pearl of Likoma status

The pearl of Likoma is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Pearl of Likoma gathering young in mouth  
Pearl of Likoma gathering young in mouth

© Liz Bomford / www.ardea.com

Ardea wildlife pets environment
59 Tranquil Vale
London
SE3 0BS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 318 1401
ardea@ardea.co.uk
http://www.ardea.com

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