|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Zaireichthys sp. `MAJAMAZI`|
|Pronunciation||za eer ICK thiss|
|Etymology||Zaireichthys: From the Zaire river and the Greek ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the type of the genus and its collection locality.|
|Identification||The majority of species are small and compact, have a defense mechanism of three ossified spines in the dorsal and pectoral fins,being able to lock them into place which makes the genus different from all other Amphiliidae.|
|Distribution||Collected in the Majamazi River, Malagarazi, Tanzania.|
|Furniture||In nature the majority of species are found over or in sand in flowing rivers. There is one known lake dwelling species from Lake Malawi which is also found over sand and living in snail shells.|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2013 Mar 09 10:36 (species record created: 2013 Mar 09 10:29)|