- Copadichromis eucinostomus
Copadichromis eucinostomus Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Family: Cichlidae Genus: Copadichromis Species: C. eucinostomus Binomial name Copadichromis eucinostomus
(Regan, 1922 )
The Copadichromis eucinostomus is a Lekking fish, the males build sand castles. The lek member with the tallest mound of sand – almost a meter wide at the base – wins the females. These sandcastles take this ten centimeter (four inch) long animal two weeks to build.
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