IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Young Oreochromis mweruensis feed on epiphytic filamentous algae in swampy areas; adults feed on bottom deposits, but those that migrated to the deeper northern end feed almost exclusively on plankton (Ref. 2).


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