SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=349) AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Ptychochrominae') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Ptychochrominae


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Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Africa
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Katria katria (Reinthal & Stiassny, 1997)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Katria katria
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Africa
Max. Length 12.8 cm TL

 
Oxylapia polli
[]

Photo by Jonah's Aquarium

Africa
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Paratilapia polleni Bleeker, 1868

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Paratilapia polleni
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Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Paratilapia toddi
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Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Ptychochromis curvidens Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Ptychochromis curvidens
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Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Ptychochromis ernestmagnusi
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Photo by Tourle, D.

Africa
Max. Length 21.3 cm SL
Ptychochromis grandidieri Sauvage, 1882

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Ptychochromis grandidieri
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Photo by Tourle, D.

Africa
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Ptychochromis inornatus Sparks, 2002

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Ptychochromis inornatus
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Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Ptychochromis insolitus Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

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Ptychochromis insolitus
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Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 11.9 cm
Ptychochromis loisellei Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

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Ptychochromis loisellei
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Afrika
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Ptychochromis mainty
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Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Ptychochromis makira Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

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Ptychochromis makira
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Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ptychochromis oligacanthus (Bleeker, 1868)

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Ptychochromis oligacanthus
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Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Ptychochromis onilahy Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

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Ptychochromis onilahy
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Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Ptychochromoides betsileanus (Boulenger, 1899)

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Ptychochromoides betsileanus
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Africa
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Ptychochromoides itasy
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Africa
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL

 
Ptychochromoides vondrozo
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Katria katria Africa 12.7 SL 1997
Oxylapia polli Africa 12.8 TL 1966
Paratilapia polleni Africa 28 TL 1868
Paratilapia toddi Africa 15 TL 1905
Ptychochromis curvidens Africa 14.7 SL 2006
Ptychochromis ernestmagnusi Africa 14.7 SL 2010
Ptychochromis grandidieri Africa 21.3 SL 1882
Ptychochromis inornatus Africa 12.2 SL 2002
Ptychochromis insolitus Africa 5.5 SL 2006
Ptychochromis loisellei Africa 11.9 2006
Ptychochromis mainty Afrika 14.9 SL 2015
Ptychochromis makira Africa 14.6 SL 2006
Ptychochromis oligacanthus Africa 25 TL 1868
Ptychochromis onilahy Africa 8.6 SL 2006
Ptychochromoides betsileanus Africa 24 SL 1899
Ptychochromoides itasy Africa 12.3 SL 2004
Ptychochromoides vondrozo Africa 20.4 SL 2001



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