Ctenopharynx pictus; photo by M.K. Oliver

Ctenopharynx pictus, a distinctively marked member of the "three-spot" assemblage which feeds on zooplankton. Despite their diet, members of the genus Ctenopharynx are not "utaka"; only Copadichromis species are utaka. Photo copyright © 1997 by M. K. Oliver.


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