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Mbuna is the common name for a large group of African cichlids from Lake Malawi.The name mbuna means "rockfish" in the language of the Tonga people of Malawi.As the name implies, mbuna are the cichilds that live among piles of rocks, as opposed to living in the open water like many other haplochromines.



notable cichlids Edit

some common cichlids are labidochromis caeruleus or yellow lab,Labeotropheus fuelleborni,maylandia lombardoi,and Melanochromis auratus.