|Scientific Name:||Aulonocara ethelwynnae|
|Species Authority:||Meyer, Riehl & Zetzsche, 1987|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Kazembe, J. & Makocho, P.|
|Reviewer(s):||Snoeks, J. (Freshwater Fish Red List Authority) & Darwall, W. (Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment Programme)|
The species has a restricted range being only recorded from a single location at Chitande Island.
|Range Description:||Endemic to Lake Malawi, where it has only been recorded from Chitande Island|
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|Population:||No information available.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Occurs over rocks and sand. Females and immature males found in schools at 3 m depth. Females can also occur in small groups. Breeding males occur 6–7 m deep. Feeds from the rock and sand substrates. Known as "Northern Alonocara or Chitande Aulonocara" in the aquarium trade|
|Major Threat(s):||Potentially the aquarium trade.|
|Conservation Actions:||No information available.|
Eccles, D.H. and Trewavas, E. 1989. Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera. Lake Fish Movies, Herten, Germany.
IUCN. 2006. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 04 May 2006.
Konings, A. 1990. Konings's Book of Cichlids and All the Other Fishes of Lake Malawi. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City New Jersey.
Konings, A. 1995. Malawi Cichlids in their Natural Habitat. Second Edition. Cichlid Press, St. Leon-Rot, Germany.
Meyer, M.K., Riehl, R. and Zetzsche, H. 1987. A revision of the cichlid fishes of the genus Aulonocara Regan, 1922 from Lake Malawi, with descriptions of six new species. In: W. Klausewitz (ed.). Contributions to the knowledge of the cichlid fishes of the genus Aulonocara of Lake Malawi (East-Africa). pp. 7–53. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 94.
|Citation:||Kazembe, J. & Makocho, P. 2006. Aulonocara ethelwynnae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 July 2014.|
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