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Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae


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1110 species (see list below)

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Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Abactochromis labrosus (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Abactochromis labrosus
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 11.6 cm TL
Alcolapia alcalica (Hilgendorf, 1905)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Alcolapia alcalica
[Magadi tilapia]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Alcolapia grahami (Boulenger, 1912)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Alcolapia grahami
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Alcolapia latilabris (Seegers & Tichy, 1999)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Alcolapia latilabris
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Alcolapia ndalalani (Seegers & Tichy, 1999)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Alcolapia ndalalani
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Alticorpus geoffreyi Snoeks & Walapa, 2004

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Alticorpus geoffreyi
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Alticorpus macrocleithrum (Stauffer & McKaye, 1985)

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Alticorpus macrocleithrum
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL
Alticorpus mentale Stauffer & McKaye, 1988

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Alticorpus mentale
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Alticorpus peterdaviesi (Burgess & Axelrod, 1973)

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Alticorpus peterdaviesi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Alticorpus profundicola
[]

Photo by Alfredsson, C.

Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Altolamprologus calvus (Poll, 1978)

Photo by Alfredsson, C.
 
Altolamprologus calvus
[]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

Africa
Max. Length 12.3 cm TL
Altolamprologus compressiceps (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Altolamprologus compressiceps
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Anomalochromis thomasi (Boulenger, 1915)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Anomalochromis thomasi
[]

Photo by Negrini, M.

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Aristochromis christyi Trewavas, 1935

Photo by Negrini, M.
 
Aristochromis christyi
[]

Photo by Bauman, K.

Africa
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Astatoreochromis alluaudi Pellegrin, 1904

Photo by Bauman, K.
 
Astatoreochromis alluaudi
[Alluaud's haplo]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Astatoreochromis straeleni (Poll, 1944)

Photo by FAO
 
Astatoreochromis straeleni
[Bluelip haplo]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Astatoreochromis vanderhorsti (Greenwood, 1954)

Photo by FAO
 
Astatoreochromis vanderhorsti
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astatotilapia bloyeti (Sauvage, 1883)

Photo by FAO
 
Astatotilapia bloyeti
[Bloyet's haplo]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astatotilapia burtoni (Günther, 1894)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astatotilapia burtoni
[]

Photo by Zabawski, A.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astatotilapia calliptera (Günther, 1894)

Photo by Zabawski, A.
 
Astatotilapia calliptera
[Eastern happy]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Astatotilapia desfontainii (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Astatotilapia desfontainii
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Eurasia
Max. Length 12.8 cm TL
Astatotilapia flaviijosephi (Lortet, 1883)

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Astatotilapia flaviijosephi
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Astatotilapia stappersii (Poll, 1943)

Photo by FAO
 
Astatotilapia stappersii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Astatotilapia swynnertoni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Astatotilapia tchadensis
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL
Astatotilapia tweddlei Jackson, 1985

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Astatotilapia tweddlei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Aulonocara aquilonium
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Aulonocara auditor
[]

Photo by Salvagiani, P.

Africa
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Aulonocara baenschi Meyer & Riehl, 1985

Photo by Salvagiani, P.
 
Aulonocara baenschi
[Nkhomo-benga peacock]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Aulonocara brevinidus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Aulonocara brevirostre
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Aulonocara ethelwynnae Meyer, Riehl & Zetzsche, 1987

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aulonocara ethelwynnae
[Chitande aulonocara]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Aulonocara gertrudae
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Aulonocara guentheri Eccles, 1989

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Aulonocara guentheri
[]

Photo by O'Brien, S.

Africa
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Aulonocara hansbaenschi Meyer, Riehl & Zetzsche, 1987

Photo by O'Brien, S.
 
Aulonocara hansbaenschi
[Aulonocara Fort Maguire]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Aulonocara hueseri Meyer, Riehl & Zetzsche, 1987

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aulonocara hueseri
[Night aulonocara]

Photo by O'Brien, S.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi (Johnson, 1974)

Photo by O'Brien, S.
 
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi
[Fairy cichlid]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Aulonocara kandeensis Tawil & Allgayer, 1987

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Aulonocara kandeensis
[Blue orchid aulonocara]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Aulonocara koningsi
[]

Photo by Brough, D.

Africa
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Aulonocara korneliae Meyer, Riehl & Zetzsche, 1987

Photo by Brough, D.
 
Aulonocara korneliae
[Aulonocara chizumulu]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Aulonocara maylandi Trewavas, 1984

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aulonocara maylandi
[Sulfurhead Aulonocara]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Aulonocara nyassae
[Emperor cichlid]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Aulonocara rostratum Trewavas, 1935

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Aulonocara rostratum
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Aulonocara saulosi Meyer, Riehl & Zetzsche, 1987

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Aulonocara saulosi
[Greenface aulonocara]

Photo by Zabawski, A.

Africa
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Aulonocara steveni Meyer, Riehl & Zetzsche, 1987

Photo by Zabawski, A.
 
Aulonocara steveni
[Pale Usisya aulonocara]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Aulonocara stonemani (Burgess & Axelrod, 1973)

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Aulonocara stonemani
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 11.8 cm TL
Aulonocara stuartgranti Meyer & Riehl, 1985

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Aulonocara stuartgranti
[Flavescent peacock]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Aulonocara trematocephalum
[]

Photo by McCann, J.

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Aulonocranus dewindti (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by McCann, J.
 
Aulonocranus dewindti
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.8 cm TL

 
Baileychromis centropomoides
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 39.7 cm TL
Bathybates fasciatus Boulenger, 1901

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Bathybates fasciatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 38.5 cm TL

 
Bathybates ferox
[]

Photo by Mohamed, A.D.

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Bathybates graueri Steindachner, 1911

Photo by Mohamed, A.D.
 
Bathybates graueri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 27.2 cm TL

 
Bathybates hornii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 26 cm TL

 
Bathybates leo
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL

 
Bathybates minor
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 42 cm TL

 
Bathybates vittatus
[]

Photo by AquaNet

Africa
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Benitochromis batesii (Boulenger, 1901)

Photo by AquaNet
 
Benitochromis batesii
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Benitochromis conjunctus Lamboj, 2001

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Benitochromis conjunctus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Benitochromis finleyi
[]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

Africa
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Benitochromis nigrodorsalis Lamboj, 2001

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Benitochromis nigrodorsalis
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Benitochromis riomuniensis (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1981)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Benitochromis riomuniensis
[]

Photo by Judy, T.

Africa
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL
Benitochromis ufermanni Lamboj, 2001

Photo by Judy, T.
 
Benitochromis ufermanni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Benthochromis horii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.2 cm TL

 
Benthochromis melanoides
[]

Photo by Mohamed, A.D.

Africa
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL
Benthochromis tricoti (Poll, 1948)

Photo by Mohamed, A.D.
 
Benthochromis tricoti
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Boulengerochromis microlepis (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Boulengerochromis microlepis
[Giant cichlid]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Buccochromis atritaeniatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Buccochromis heterotaenia
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 41.7 cm TL
Buccochromis lepturus (Regan, 1922)

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Buccochromis lepturus
[Slender tail hap]

Photo by Reclos, G.J.

Africa
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Buccochromis nototaenia (Boulenger, 1902)

Photo by Reclos, G.J.
 
Buccochromis nototaenia
[Stripeback hap]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Buccochromis oculatus
[]

Photo by Zabawski, A.

Africa
Max. Length 34.1 cm TL
Buccochromis rhoadesii (Boulenger, 1908)

Photo by Zabawski, A.
 
Buccochromis rhoadesii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25.6 cm TL

 
Buccochromis spectabilis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Callochromis macrops (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Callochromis macrops
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Callochromis melanostigma
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Callochromis pleurospilus (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Callochromis pleurospilus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.1 cm SL

 
Caprichromis liemi
[Happy]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Caprichromis orthognathus (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Caprichromis orthognathus
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Cardiopharynx schoutedeni Poll, 1942

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Cardiopharynx schoutedeni
[]

Photo by Barberis, C.

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Chalinochromis brichardi Poll, 1974

Photo by Barberis, C.
 
Chalinochromis brichardi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Chalinochromis cyanophleps
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Chalinochromis popelini Brichard, 1989

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Chalinochromis popelini
[]

Photo by Hagblom, F.

Africa
Max. Length 32.2 cm TL
Champsochromis caeruleus (Boulenger, 1908)

Photo by Hagblom, F.
 
Champsochromis caeruleus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Champsochromis spilorhynchus (Regan, 1922)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Champsochromis spilorhynchus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Cheilochromis euchilus (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cheilochromis euchilus
[Malawi thick lip]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Chetia brevicauda
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Chetia brevis
[Orange-fringed largemouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Chetia flaviventris
[Canary kurper]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Chetia gracilis (Greenwood, 1984)

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Chetia gracilis
[Slender happy]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Chetia mola
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Chetia welwitschi (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Chetia welwitschi
[Angolan happy]

Photo by Mamonekene, V.

Africa
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Chilochromis duponti Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Mamonekene, V.
 
Chilochromis duponti
[]

Photo by Negrini, M.

Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Chilotilapia rhoadesii Boulenger, 1908

Photo by Negrini, M.
 
Chilotilapia rhoadesii
[Bream]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Chromidotilapia cavalliensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Chromidotilapia elongata
[]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

Africa
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Chromidotilapia guntheri (Sauvage, 1882)

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Chromidotilapia guntheri
[Guenther's mouthbrooder]

Photo by Ullisch, D.

Africa
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chromidotilapia kingsleyae Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Ullisch, D.
 
Chromidotilapia kingsleyae
[]

Photo by Judy, T.

Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Chromidotilapia linkei Staeck, 1980

Photo by Judy, T.
 
Chromidotilapia linkei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Chromidotilapia mamonekenei
[]

Photo by Judy, T.

Africa
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL
Chromidotilapia melaniae Lamboj, 2003

Photo by Judy, T.
 
Chromidotilapia melaniae
[]

Photo by Freyhof, J.

Africa
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Chromidotilapia mrac Lamboj, 2002

Photo by Freyhof, J.
 
Chromidotilapia mrac
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Chromidotilapia nana
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Chromidotilapia regani
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Chromidotilapia schoutedeni (Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1967)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Chromidotilapia schoutedeni
[]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

Africa
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL
Coelotilapia joka (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969)

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Coelotilapia joka
[]

Photo by AquaNet

Africa
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Congochromis dimidiatus (Pellegrin, 1900)

Photo by AquaNet
 
Congochromis dimidiatus
[]

Photo by Dunz, A.

Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Congochromis pugnatus Stiassny & Schliewen, 2007

Photo by Dunz, A.
 
Congochromis pugnatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Congochromis robustus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Congochromis sabinae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Congochromis squamiceps
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Copadichromis atripinnis
[]

Photo by Barberis, C.

Africa
Max. Length 14.6 cm TL
Copadichromis azureus Konings, 1990

Photo by Barberis, C.
 
Copadichromis azureus
[]

Photo by Reclos, G.J.

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Copadichromis borleyi (Iles, 1960)

Photo by Reclos, G.J.
 
Copadichromis borleyi
[Haplochromis borleyi redfin]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Copadichromis chizumuluensis
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 16.3 cm TL
Copadichromis chrysonotus (Boulenger, 1908)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Copadichromis chrysonotus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Copadichromis cyaneus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL

 
Copadichromis cyanocephalus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Copadichromis diplostigma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Copadichromis geertsi
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Copadichromis ilesi Konings, 1999

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Copadichromis ilesi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.0 cm SL

 
Copadichromis insularis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 18.3 cm TL
Copadichromis jacksoni (Iles, 1960)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Copadichromis jacksoni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Copadichromis likomae
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Copadichromis mbenjii Konings, 1990

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Copadichromis mbenjii
[Haplochromis quads]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Copadichromis melas
[]

Photo by Fox, A.

Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Copadichromis mloto (Iles, 1960)

Photo by Fox, A.
 
Copadichromis mloto
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Copadichromis nkatae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Copadichromis parvus
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Copadichromis pleurostigma (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Copadichromis pleurostigma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Copadichromis pleurostigmoides
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Copadichromis quadrimaculatus
[]

Photo by Zaitsev, O.

Africa
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Copadichromis trewavasae Konings, 1999

Photo by Zaitsev, O.
 
Copadichromis trewavasae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.6 cm TL

 
Copadichromis trimaculatus
[Verduya's hap]

Photo by Zaitsev, O.

Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Copadichromis verduyni Konings, 1990

Photo by Zaitsev, O.
 
Copadichromis verduyni
[]

Photo by Tong, S.P.

Africa
Max. Length 13.2 cm TL
Copadichromis virginalis (Iles, 1960)

Photo by Tong, S.P.
 
Copadichromis virginalis
[Lake Malawi utaka]

Photo by Bornstein, A.

Africa
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Coptodon bakossiorum (Stiassny, Schliewen & Dominey, 1992)

Photo by Bornstein, A.
 
Coptodon bakossiorum
[]

Photo by Bornstein, A.

Africa
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Coptodon bemini (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1972)

Photo by Bornstein, A.
 
Coptodon bemini
[]

Photo by Bornstein, A.

Africa
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Coptodon bythobates (Stiassny, Schliewen & Dominey, 1992)

Photo by Bornstein, A.
 
Coptodon bythobates
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 32.1 cm SL

 
Coptodon cameronensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.6 cm TL

 
Coptodon camerunensis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 16.1 cm TL
Coptodon coffea (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1970)

Photo by RMCA
 
Coptodon coffea
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Coptodon congica (Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1960)

Photo by RMCA
 
Coptodon congica
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Coptodon dageti (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971)

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Coptodon dageti
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Coptodon deckerti (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1967)

Photo by RMCA
 
Coptodon deckerti
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Coptodon discolor (Günther, 1903)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Coptodon discolor
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.0 cm SL

 
Coptodon ejagham
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Coptodon flava
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Coptodon fusiforme
[]

Photo by Melandri, G.

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Coptodon guineensis (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Melandri, G.
 
Coptodon guineensis
[Guinean tilapia]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Coptodon gutturosa
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Coptodon imbriferna
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Coptodon ismailiaensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Coptodon konkourensis
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Coptodon kottae (Lönnberg, 1904)

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Coptodon kottae
[]

Photo by Albering, J.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Coptodon louka (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969)

Photo by Albering, J.
 
Coptodon louka
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Coptodon margaritacea (Boulenger, 1916)

Photo by RMCA
 
Coptodon margaritacea
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Coptodon nigrans
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Coptodon nyongana (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1971)

Photo by RMCA
 
Coptodon nyongana
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Coptodon rendalli (Boulenger, 1897)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Coptodon rendalli
[Redbreast tilapia]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Coptodon rheophila
[]

Photo by Albering, J.

Africa
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Coptodon snyderae (Stiassny, Schliewen & Dominey, 1992)

Photo by Albering, J.
 
Coptodon snyderae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Coptodon spongotroktis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Coptodon tholloni (Sauvage, 1884)

Photo by RMCA
 
Coptodon tholloni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Coptodon thysi
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Coptodon walteri (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968)

Photo by RMCA
 
Coptodon walteri
[]

Photo by Azeroual, A.

Israel.
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Coptodon zillii (Gervais, 1848)

Photo by Azeroual, A.
 
Coptodon zillii
[Redbelly tilapia]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Corematodus shiranus Boulenger, 1897

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Corematodus shiranus
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Corematodus taeniatus Trewavas, 1935

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Corematodus taeniatus
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Ctenochromis horei (Günther, 1894)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Ctenochromis horei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL

 
Ctenochromis luluae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.7 cm TL

 
Ctenochromis oligacanthus
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Ctenochromis pectoralis Pfeffer, 1893

Photo by FAO
 
Ctenochromis pectoralis
[Pangani haplo]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Ctenochromis polli (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1964)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ctenochromis polli
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Ctenopharynx intermedius
[Blackspot climbing perch]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 13.9 cm TL
Ctenopharynx nitidus (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ctenopharynx nitidus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL

 
Ctenopharynx pictus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Cunningtonia longiventralis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Cyathochromis obliquidens
[]

Photo by Melandri, G.

Africa
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Cyathopharynx furcifer (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Melandri, G.
 
Cyathopharynx furcifer
[Featherfin cichlid]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Cyclopharynx fwae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Cyclopharynx schwetzi
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Africa
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Cynotilapia afra (Günther, 1894)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Cynotilapia afra
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Cynotilapia axelrodi Burgess, 1976

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Cynotilapia axelrodi
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cynotilapia pulpican Tawil, 2002

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Cynotilapia pulpican
[]

Photo by Hagblom, F.

Africa
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Cyphotilapia frontosa (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Hagblom, F.
 
Cyphotilapia frontosa
[Humphead cichlid]

Photo by Melandri, G.

Africa
Max. Length 21.0 cm SL
Cyphotilapia gibberosa Takahashi & Nakaya, 2003

Photo by Melandri, G.
 
Cyphotilapia gibberosa
[]

Photo by Takahashi, T.

Africa
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Cyprichromis coloratus Takahashi & Hori, 2006

Photo by Takahashi, T.
 
Cyprichromis coloratus
[]

Photo by Büscher, H.H.

Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cyprichromis leptosoma (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Büscher, H.H.
 
Cyprichromis leptosoma
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cyprichromis microlepidotus (Poll, 1956)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Cyprichromis microlepidotus
[]

Photo by Gabor Adorjan

Africa
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL
Cyprichromis pavo Büscher, 1994

Photo by Gabor Adorjan
 
Cyprichromis pavo
[]

Photo by Büscher, H.H.

Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Cyprichromis zonatus Takahashi, Hori & Nakaya, 2002

Photo by Büscher, H.H.
 
Cyprichromis zonatus
[]

Photo by Hagblom, F.

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Cyrtocara moorii Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Hagblom, F.
 
Cyrtocara moorii
[Hump-head]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Danakilia dinicolai
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Danakilia franchettii
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Dimidiochromis compressiceps (Boulenger, 1908)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dimidiochromis compressiceps
[Malawi eyebiter]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Dimidiochromis dimidiatus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Dimidiochromis dimidiatus
[Ncheni type haplochromis]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Dimidiochromis kiwinge
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 24.4 cm TL
Dimidiochromis strigatus (Regan, 1922)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Dimidiochromis strigatus
[Haplochromis sunset]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Diplotaxodon aeneus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Diplotaxodon apogon
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL

 
Diplotaxodon argenteus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Diplotaxodon ecclesi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 24.7 cm SL

 
Diplotaxodon greenwoodi
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL
Diplotaxodon limnothrissa Turner, 1994

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Diplotaxodon limnothrissa
[]

Photo by Turner, G.F.

Africa
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Diplotaxodon macrops Turner & Stauffer, 1998

Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Diplotaxodon macrops
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL

 
Docimodus evelynae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Docimodus johnstoni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Eclectochromis lobochilus
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 18.2 cm SL
Eclectochromis ornatus (Regan, 1922)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Eclectochromis ornatus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL
Ectodus descampsii Boulenger, 1898

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ectodus descampsii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Enigmatochromis lucanusi
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Eretmodus cyanostictus Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Eretmodus cyanostictus
[Tanganyika Clown]

Photo by Geelhand, D.

Africa
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Eretmodus marksmithi Burgess, 2012

Photo by Geelhand, D.
 
Eretmodus marksmithi
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Exochochromis anagenys Oliver, 1989

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Exochochromis anagenys
[Threespot torpedo]

Photo by Hagblom, F.

Africa
Max. Length 24.4 cm TL
Fossorochromis rostratus (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Hagblom, F.
 
Fossorochromis rostratus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL

 
Genyochromis mento
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 12.8 cm TL
Gephyrochromis lawsi Fryer, 1957

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Gephyrochromis lawsi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Gephyrochromis moorii
[]

Photo by Plinio, L.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Gnathochromis permaxillaris (David, 1936)

Photo by Plinio, L.
 
Gnathochromis permaxillaris
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Gnathochromis pfefferi (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Gnathochromis pfefferi
[]

Photo by Judy, T.

Africa
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Gobiocichla ethelwynnae Roberts, 1982

Photo by Judy, T.
 
Gobiocichla ethelwynnae
[]

Photo by Judy, T.

Africa
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Gobiocichla wonderi Kanazawa, 1951

Photo by Judy, T.
 
Gobiocichla wonderi
[]

Photo by Mohamed, A.D.

Africa
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Grammatotria lemairii Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Mohamed, A.D.
 
Grammatotria lemairii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Greenwoodochromis bellcrossi
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Greenwoodochromis christyi (Trewavas, 1953)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Greenwoodochromis christyi
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Haplochromis acidens Greenwood, 1967

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Haplochromis acidens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis adolphifrederici
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Haplochromis aelocephalus Greenwood, 1959

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Haplochromis aelocephalus
[]

Photo by Schraml, E.

Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Haplochromis aeneocolor Greenwood, 1973

Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis aeneocolor
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis akika
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Haplochromis albertianus
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL
Haplochromis altigenis Regan, 1922

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Haplochromis altigenis
[]

Photo by Schraml, E.

Africa
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Haplochromis ampullarostratus Schraml, 2004

Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis ampullarostratus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis angustifrons
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis annectidens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Haplochromis antleter
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis apogonoides
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis arcanus
[]

Photo by Christie, B.L.

Africa
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Haplochromis argens de Zeeuw, Westbroek & Witte, 2013

Photo by Christie, B.L.
 
Haplochromis argens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis argenteus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis artaxerxes
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis astatodon
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Haplochromis avium
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis azureus
[]

Photo by Anseeuw, D.

Africa
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Haplochromis barbarae Greenwood, 1967

Photo by Anseeuw, D.
 
Haplochromis barbarae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis bareli
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis bartoni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis bayoni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis beadlei
[]
1110 Species of Family Cichlidae
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1935 Abactochromis labrosus Africa 11.5 SL
1905 Alcolapia alcalica Magadi tilapia Africa 11.6 TL
1912 Alcolapia grahami Africa 20 SL
1999 Alcolapia latilabris Africa 6.2 SL
1999 Alcolapia ndalalani Africa 5.0 SL
2004 Alticorpus geoffreyi Africa 15.5 SL
1985 Alticorpus macrocleithrum Africa 12.7 SL
1988 Alticorpus mentale Africa 20.1 SL
1973 Alticorpus peterdaviesi Africa 15 TL
1988 Alticorpus profundicola Africa 12.4 SL
1978 Altolamprologus calvus Africa 13.5 TL
1898 Altolamprologus compressiceps Africa 12.3 TL
1915 Anomalochromis thomasi Africa 5 SL
1935 Aristochromis christyi Africa 30 TL
1904 Astatoreochromis alluaudi Alluaud's haplo Africa 19 SL
1944 Astatoreochromis straeleni Bluelip haplo Africa 12 SL
1954 Astatoreochromis vanderhorsti Africa 13 SL
1883 Astatotilapia bloyeti Bloyet's haplo Africa 15 SL
1894 Astatotilapia burtoni Africa 15 SL
1894 Astatotilapia calliptera Eastern happy Africa 15 SL
1802 Astatotilapia desfontainii Africa 15 TL
1883 Astatotilapia flaviijosephi Eurasia 12.8 TL
1943 Astatotilapia stappersii Africa 15 TL
1907 Astatotilapia swynnertoni Africa 9.5 TL
2016 Astatotilapia tchadensis Africa 9.8 SL
1985 Astatotilapia tweddlei Africa 9.0 SL
1995 Aulonocara aquilonium Africa 8.5 SL
1935 Aulonocara auditor Africa 8 SL
1985 Aulonocara baenschi Nkhomo-benga peacock Africa 13 TL
1995 Aulonocara brevinidus Africa 9.5 SL
1935 Aulonocara brevirostre Africa 8 SL
1987 Aulonocara ethelwynnae Chitande aulonocara Africa 7.1 SL
1995 Aulonocara gertrudae Africa 11 SL
1989 Aulonocara guentheri Africa 15 TL
1987 Aulonocara hansbaenschi Aulonocara Fort Maguire Africa 8.4 SL
1987 Aulonocara hueseri Night aulonocara Africa 7.9 SL
1974 Aulonocara jacobfreibergi Fairy cichlid Africa 15 TL
1987 Aulonocara kandeensis Blue orchid aulonocara Africa 7.8 SL
2003 Aulonocara koningsi Africa 9.2 SL
1987 Aulonocara korneliae Aulonocara chizumulu Africa 7.8 SL
1984 Aulonocara maylandi Sulfurhead Aulonocara Africa 15 TL
1922 Aulonocara nyassae Emperor cichlid Africa 8 SL
1935 Aulonocara rostratum Africa 18 TL
1987 Aulonocara saulosi Greenface aulonocara Africa 9.2 SL
1987 Aulonocara steveni Pale Usisya aulonocara Africa 8.9 SL
1973 Aulonocara stonemani Africa 5.5 SL
1985 Aulonocara stuartgranti Flavescent peacock Africa 11.8 TL
1901 Aulonocara trematocephalum Africa 9 TL
1899 Aulonocranus dewindti Africa 14 TL
1977 Baileychromis centropomoides Africa 16.8 TL
1901 Bathybates fasciatus Africa 39.7 TL
1898 Bathybates ferox Africa 38.5 TL
1911 Bathybates graueri Africa 30 TL
1911 Bathybates hornii Africa 27.2 TL
1956 Bathybates leo Africa 26 TL
1906 Bathybates minor Africa 20.5 TL
1914 Bathybates vittatus Africa 42 TL
1901 Benitochromis batesii Africa 9.4 SL
2001 Benitochromis conjunctus Africa 7.3 SL
1974 Benitochromis finleyi Africa 7.6 SL
2001 Benitochromis nigrodorsalis Africa 7.8 SL
1981 Benitochromis riomuniensis Africa 7.4 SL
2001 Benitochromis ufermanni Africa 8.0 SL
2008 Benthochromis horii Africa 15.1 SL
1984 Benthochromis melanoides Africa 18.2 TL
1948 Benthochromis tricoti Africa 16.5 TL
1899 Boulengerochromis microlepis Giant cichlid Africa 80 TL
1922 Buccochromis atritaeniatus Africa 28 TL
1935 Buccochromis heterotaenia Africa 40 TL
1922 Buccochromis lepturus Slender tail hap Africa 41.7 TL
1902 Buccochromis nototaenia Stripeback hap Africa 23 TL
1935 Buccochromis oculatus Africa 28 TL
1908 Buccochromis rhoadesii Africa 34.1 TL
1935 Buccochromis spectabilis Africa 25.6 TL
1898 Callochromis macrops Africa 13.5 TL
1906 Callochromis melanostigma Africa 15 TL
1906 Callochromis pleurospilus Africa 10 TL
1982 Caprichromis liemi Happy Africa 19.1 SL
1935 Caprichromis orthognathus Africa 19.5 TL
1942 Cardiopharynx schoutedeni Africa 15 TL
1974 Chalinochromis brichardi Africa 12 TL
2014 Chalinochromis cyanophleps Africa 12.9 SL
1989 Chalinochromis popelini Africa 15 TL
1908 Champsochromis caeruleus Africa 32.2 TL
1922 Champsochromis spilorhynchus Africa 30 TL
1935 Cheilochromis euchilus Malawi thick lip Africa 35 TL
2002 Chetia brevicauda Africa 12.5 SL
1968 Chetia brevis Orange-fringed largemouth Africa 15 SL
1961 Chetia flaviventris Canary kurper Africa 20 TL
1984 Chetia gracilis Slender happy Africa 11.8 SL
1983 Chetia mola Africa 13.3 SL
1898 Chetia welwitschi Angolan happy Africa 14.7 SL
1902 Chilochromis duponti Africa 22 SL
1908 Chilotilapia rhoadesii Bream Africa 22.5 TL
1971 Chromidotilapia cavalliensis Africa 7.7 SL
1999 Chromidotilapia elongata Africa 8.5 SL
1882 Chromidotilapia guntheri Guenther's mouthbrooder Africa 18 SL
1898 Chromidotilapia kingsleyae Africa 13 SL
1980 Chromidotilapia linkei Africa 7.7 SL
1999 Chromidotilapia mamonekenei Africa 9.3 SL
2003 Chromidotilapia melaniae Africa 8.0 SL
2002 Chromidotilapia mrac Africa 9.2 SL
2003 Chromidotilapia nana Africa 5.9 SL
1906 Chromidotilapia regani Africa 12.7 SL
1967 Chromidotilapia schoutedeni Africa 6.8 SL
1969 Coelotilapia joka Africa 9.6 TL
1900 Congochromis dimidiatus Africa 6.2 TL
2007 Congochromis pugnatus Africa 5.2 SL
2012 Congochromis robustus Africa 7.6 SL
2005 Congochromis sabinae Africa 5.3 SL
1902 Congochromis squamiceps Africa 6.5 TL
2002 Copadichromis atripinnis Africa 10.3 SL
1990 Copadichromis azureus Africa 14.6 TL
1960 Copadichromis borleyi Haplochromis borleyi redfin Africa 14 TL
2006 Copadichromis chizumuluensis Africa 10.6 SL
1908 Copadichromis chrysonotus Africa 16.3 TL
1935 Copadichromis cyaneus Africa 19 TL
2006 Copadichromis cyanocephalus Africa 9.0 SL
2006 Copadichromis diplostigma Africa 11.2 SL
1999 Copadichromis geertsi Africa 12.8 SL
1999 Copadichromis ilesi Africa 11.4 SL
2006 Copadichromis insularis Africa 11.0 SL
1960 Copadichromis jacksoni Africa 18.3 TL
1960 Copadichromis likomae Africa 14 TL
1990 Copadichromis mbenjii Haplochromis quads Africa 14 TL
2006 Copadichromis melas Africa 8.9 SL
1960 Copadichromis mloto Africa 13.5 TL
1960 Copadichromis nkatae Africa 14.5 TL
2006 Copadichromis parvus Africa 9.6 SL
1935 Copadichromis pleurostigma Africa 19.5 TL
1960 Copadichromis pleurostigmoides Africa 16 TL
1922 Copadichromis quadrimaculatus Africa 20 TL
1999 Copadichromis trewavasae Africa 10.5 SL
1960 Copadichromis trimaculatus Verduya's hap Africa 19.6 TL
1990 Copadichromis verduyni Africa 11 TL
1960 Copadichromis virginalis Lake Malawi utaka Africa 13.2 TL
1992 Coptodon bakossiorum Africa 7 SL
1972 Coptodon bemini Africa 6.7 SL
1992 Coptodon bythobates Africa 12.6 SL
1927 Coptodon cameronensis Africa 32.1 SL
1903 Coptodon camerunensis Africa 13.6 TL
1970 Coptodon coffea Africa 16.1 TL
1960 Coptodon congica Africa 25 TL
1971 Coptodon dageti Africa 40 TL
1967 Coptodon deckerti Africa 10.2 SL
1903 Coptodon discolor Africa 22.5 TL
2010 Coptodon ejagham Africa 20.0 SL
1992 Coptodon flava Africa 8.2 SL
2010 Coptodon fusiforme Africa 8 SL
1862 Coptodon guineensis Guinean tilapia Africa 30 SL
1992 Coptodon gutturosa Africa 6.4 SL
1992 Coptodon imbriferna Africa 13.2 SL
1995 Coptodon ismailiaensis Africa 9.3 SL
2012 Coptodon konkourensis Africa 8.5 SL
1904 Coptodon kottae Africa 15 TL
1969 Coptodon louka Africa 25 TL
1916 Coptodon margaritacea Africa 17.5 TL
2010 Coptodon nigrans Africa 15.3 SL
1971 Coptodon nyongana Africa 21 TL
1897 Coptodon rendalli Redbreast tilapia Africa 45 TL
1962 Coptodon rheophila Africa 10 TL
1992 Coptodon snyderae Africa 5.0 SL
1992 Coptodon spongotroktis Africa 13.7 SL
1884 Coptodon tholloni Africa 22 TL
1992 Coptodon thysi Africa 6.4 SL
1968 Coptodon walteri Africa 27 TL
1848 Coptodon zillii Redbelly tilapia Israel. 40 SL
1897 Corematodus shiranus Africa 27 TL
1935 Corematodus taeniatus Africa 19 TL
1894 Ctenochromis horei Africa 20 SL
1930 Ctenochromis luluae Africa 9.6 TL
1922 Ctenochromis oligacanthus Africa 6.7 TL
1893 Ctenochromis pectoralis Pangani haplo Africa 7 SL
1964 Ctenochromis polli Africa 9.1 TL
1864 Ctenopharynx intermedius Blackspot climbing perch Africa 21 TL
1935 Ctenopharynx nitidus Africa 13.9 TL
1935 Ctenopharynx pictus Africa 12.6 TL
1906 Cunningtonia longiventralis Africa 14 TL
1935 Cyathochromis obliquidens Africa 15 TL
1898 Cyathopharynx furcifer Featherfin cichlid Africa 21 TL
1948 Cyclopharynx fwae Africa 12.4 SL
1948 Cyclopharynx schwetzi Africa 10 TL
1894 Cynotilapia afra Africa 10.1 SL
1976 Cynotilapia axelrodi Africa 7.7 SL
2002 Cynotilapia pulpican Africa 7.1 SL
1906 Cyphotilapia frontosa Humphead cichlid Africa 33 TL
2003 Cyphotilapia gibberosa Africa 21.0 SL
2006 Cyprichromis coloratus Africa 10.3 SL
1898 Cyprichromis leptosoma Africa 11 TL
1956 Cyprichromis microlepidotus Africa 11 TL
1994 Cyprichromis pavo Africa 10.0 SL
2002 Cyprichromis zonatus Africa 8.6 SL
1902 Cyrtocara moorii Hump-head Africa 20 TL
2010 Danakilia dinicolai Africa 9.6 SL
1931 Danakilia franchettii Africa 7.4 SL
1908 Dimidiochromis compressiceps Malawi eyebiter Africa 23 TL
1864 Dimidiochromis dimidiatus Ncheni type haplochromis Africa 20 TL
1926 Dimidiochromis kiwinge Africa 30 TL
1922 Dimidiochromis strigatus Haplochromis sunset Africa 24.4 TL
1998 Diplotaxodon aeneus Africa 14 SL
1998 Diplotaxodon apogon Africa 11.7 SL
1935 Diplotaxodon argenteus Africa 20.4 SL
1973 Diplotaxodon ecclesi Africa 14.6 SL
1986 Diplotaxodon greenwoodi Africa 24.7 SL
1994 Diplotaxodon limnothrissa Africa 15.4 SL
1998 Diplotaxodon macrops Africa 12.5 SL
1976 Docimodus evelynae Africa 20.1 SL
1897 Docimodus johnstoni Africa 25 TL
1935 Eclectochromis lobochilus Africa 12.5 TL
1922 Eclectochromis ornatus Africa 18.2 SL
1898 Ectodus descampsii Africa 10.4 TL
2009 Enigmatochromis lucanusi Africa 4.5 SL
1898 Eretmodus cyanostictus Tanganyika Clown Africa 9 TL
2012 Eretmodus marksmithi Africa 4.7 SL
1989 Exochochromis anagenys Threespot torpedo Africa 20 SL
1899 Fossorochromis rostratus Africa 24.4 TL
1935 Genyochromis mento Africa 12.6 TL
1957 Gephyrochromis lawsi Africa 12.8 TL
1901 Gephyrochromis moorii Africa 12 TL
1936 Gnathochromis permaxillaris Africa 15 TL
1898 Gnathochromis pfefferi Africa 14 TL
1982 Gobiocichla ethelwynnae Africa 7 SL
1951 Gobiocichla wonderi Africa 6.2 SL
1899 Grammatotria lemairii Africa 26 TL
1976 Greenwoodochromis bellcrossi Africa 18.5 TL
1953 Greenwoodochromis christyi Africa 15 TL
1967 Haplochromis acidens Africa 12.8 SL
1914 Haplochromis adolphifrederici Africa 11.4 SL
1959 Haplochromis aelocephalus Africa 12 SL
1973 Haplochromis aeneocolor Africa 7.5 SL
2003 Haplochromis akika Africa 7.7 SL
1929 Haplochromis albertianus Africa 10 TL
1922 Haplochromis altigenis Africa 20.2 SL
2004 Haplochromis ampullarostratus Africa 7.2 SL
1914 Haplochromis angustifrons Africa 9 SL
1933 Haplochromis annectidens Africa 6.7 SL
2010 Haplochromis antleter Africa 7.0 SL
1967 Haplochromis apogonoides Africa 13.2 SL
1969 Haplochromis arcanus Africa 14.2 SL
2013 Haplochromis argens Africa 7.6 SL
1922 Haplochromis argenteus Africa 20.2 SL
1962 Haplochromis artaxerxes Africa 14.7 SL
1921 Haplochromis astatodon Africa 10.1 SL
1929 Haplochromis avium Africa 5.2 TL
1998 Haplochromis azureus Africa 9.6 SL
1967 Haplochromis barbarae Africa 10.6 SL
1991 Haplochromis bareli Africa 12.5 SL
1962 Haplochromis bartoni Africa 19.5 SL
1909 Haplochromis bayoni Africa 15.4 SL
1933 Haplochromis beadlei Africa 11.8 SL



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