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Ptychochromis loisellei
Ptychochromis loisellei
Information
Range Mahanara River basin north of Sambava in northeastern Madagascar.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Cichlidae
Genus Ptychochromis
Species Ptychochromis loisellei
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

Ptychochromis loisellei is a species of cichlid in the family Cichlidae. It is endemic to Mahanara River basin north of Sambava in northeastern Madagascar. It remains common within its small range, but it is threatened by habitat loss and introduced species. It reaches about 11.9 centimetres (4.7 in). The similar named Paretroplus loisellei is also restricted to the Mahanara River basin.

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