Pseudotropheus crabroRIBBINK & LEWIS, 1982
Trade names and synonyms
Pseudotropheus chamelo, Melanochromis crabo.
Can reach a size of 10-12 cm (4-5 in.).
300 litres (65 gal.) and above.
Pseudotropheus crabro is living in symbiosis with Kampango-catfishes (Bagrus meridionalis) and eats parasites from their skin. It could also rob the roe from the catfishes.
Found in the most parts of the Lake Malawi, however it is missing north of Hongi Island at the eastern coast and north of Mara Rocks at the western coast.