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) = 'Pseudocrenilabrinae') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae


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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
[Common Natron tilapia]

Photo by Seegers, L.

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

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

Photo by Seegers, L.

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

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Alcolapia latilabris
[Wide-lipped Natron tilapia]

Photo by Seegers, L.

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

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Alcolapia ndalalani
[Narrow-mouthed Natron tilapia]

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 8.1 cm SL

 
Chindongo ater
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Chindongo bellicosus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Chindongo cyaneus
[Cyan hap]

Photo by Antonutti, M.

Africa
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Chindongo demasoni (Konings, 1994)

Photo by Antonutti, M.
 
Chindongo demasoni
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Chindongo elongatus (Fryer, 1956)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Chindongo elongatus
[Elongate mbuna]

Photo by Zaitsev, O.

Africa
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Chindongo flavus (Stauffer, 1988)

Photo by Zaitsev, O.
 
Chindongo flavus
[]

Photo by Barberis, C.

Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Chindongo heteropictus (Staeck, 1980)

Photo by Barberis, C.
 
Chindongo heteropictus
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Chindongo longior (Seegers, 1996)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Chindongo longior
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Chindongo minutus
[]

Photo by Antonutti, M.

Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL
Chindongo saulosi (Konings, 1990)

Photo by Antonutti, M.
 
Chindongo saulosi
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Chindongo socolofi (Johnson, 1974)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Chindongo socolofi
[Pindani]
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 7.9 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 4.9 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 Nightingale, A.

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

Photo by Nightingale, 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
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Cynotilapia chilundu
[]

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 9.9 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
[]

Photo by Mohamed, A.D.

Africa
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL
Greenwoodochromis abeelei (Poll, 1949)

Photo by Mohamed, A.D.
 
Greenwoodochromis abeelei
[]
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
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Greenwoodochromis staneri
[]

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
[]

Photo by Moser, F. / eawag

Africa
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL
Haplochromis antleter Mietes & Witte, 2010

Photo by Moser, F. / eawag
 
Haplochromis antleter
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Abactochromis labrosus Africa 11.5 SL 1935
Alcolapia alcalica Common Natron tilapia Africa 11.6 TL 1905
Alcolapia grahami Magadi tilapia Africa 20 SL 1912
Alcolapia latilabris Wide-lipped Natron tilapia Africa 6.2 SL 1999
Alcolapia ndalalani Narrow-mouthed Natron tilapia Africa 5.0 SL 1999
Alticorpus geoffreyi Africa 15.5 SL 2004
Alticorpus macrocleithrum Africa 12.7 SL 1985
Alticorpus mentale Africa 20.1 SL 1988
Alticorpus peterdaviesi Africa 15 TL 1973
Alticorpus profundicola Africa 12.4 SL 1988
Altolamprologus calvus Africa 13.5 TL 1978
Altolamprologus compressiceps Africa 12.3 TL 1898
Anomalochromis thomasi Africa 5 SL 1915
Aristochromis christyi Africa 30 TL 1935
Astatoreochromis alluaudi Alluaud's haplo Africa 19 SL 1904
Astatoreochromis straeleni Bluelip haplo Africa 12 SL 1944
Astatoreochromis vanderhorsti Africa 13 SL 1954
Astatotilapia bloyeti Bloyet's haplo Africa 15 SL 1883
Astatotilapia burtoni Africa 15 SL 1894
Astatotilapia calliptera Eastern happy Africa 15 SL 1894
Astatotilapia desfontainii Africa 15 TL 1802
Astatotilapia flaviijosephi Eurasia 12.8 TL 1883
Astatotilapia stappersii Africa 15 TL 1943
Astatotilapia swynnertoni Africa 9.5 TL 1907
Astatotilapia tchadensis Africa 9.8 SL 2016
Astatotilapia tweddlei Africa 9.0 SL 1985
Aulonocara aquilonium Africa 8.5 SL 1995
Aulonocara auditor Africa 8 SL 1935
Aulonocara baenschi Nkhomo-benga peacock Africa 13 TL 1985
Aulonocara brevinidus Africa 9.5 SL 1995
Aulonocara brevirostre Africa 8 SL 1935
Aulonocara ethelwynnae Chitande aulonocara Africa 7.1 SL 1987
Aulonocara gertrudae Africa 11 SL 1995
Aulonocara guentheri Africa 15 TL 1989
Aulonocara hansbaenschi Aulonocara Fort Maguire Africa 8.4 SL 1987
Aulonocara hueseri Night aulonocara Africa 7.9 SL 1987
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi Fairy cichlid Africa 15 TL 1974
Aulonocara kandeensis Blue orchid aulonocara Africa 7.8 SL 1987
Aulonocara koningsi Africa 9.2 SL 2003
Aulonocara korneliae Aulonocara chizumulu Africa 7.8 SL 1987
Aulonocara maylandi Sulfurhead Aulonocara Africa 15 TL 1984
Aulonocara nyassae Emperor cichlid Africa 8 SL 1922
Aulonocara rostratum Africa 18 TL 1935
Aulonocara saulosi Greenface aulonocara Africa 9.2 SL 1987
Aulonocara steveni Pale Usisya aulonocara Africa 8.9 SL 1987
Aulonocara stonemani Africa 5.5 SL 1973
Aulonocara stuartgranti Flavescent peacock Africa 11.8 TL 1985
Aulonocara trematocephalum Africa 9 TL 1901
Aulonocranus dewindti Africa 14 TL 1899
Baileychromis centropomoides Africa 16.8 TL 1977
Bathybates fasciatus Africa 39.7 TL 1901
Bathybates ferox Africa 38.5 TL 1898
Bathybates graueri Africa 30 TL 1911
Bathybates hornii Africa 27.2 TL 1911
Bathybates leo Africa 26 TL 1956
Bathybates minor Africa 20.5 TL 1906
Bathybates vittatus Africa 42 TL 1914
Benitochromis batesii Africa 9.4 SL 1901
Benitochromis conjunctus Africa 7.3 SL 2001
Benitochromis finleyi Africa 7.6 SL 1974
Benitochromis nigrodorsalis Africa 7.8 SL 2001
Benitochromis riomuniensis Africa 7.4 SL 1981
Benitochromis ufermanni Africa 8.0 SL 2001
Benthochromis horii Africa 15.1 SL 2008
Benthochromis melanoides Africa 18.2 TL 1984
Benthochromis tricoti Africa 16.5 TL 1948
Boulengerochromis microlepis Giant cichlid Africa 80 TL 1899
Buccochromis atritaeniatus Africa 28 TL 1922
Buccochromis heterotaenia Africa 40 TL 1935
Buccochromis lepturus Slender tail hap Africa 41.7 TL 1922
Buccochromis nototaenia Stripeback hap Africa 23 TL 1902
Buccochromis oculatus Africa 28 TL 1935
Buccochromis rhoadesii Africa 34.1 TL 1908
Buccochromis spectabilis Africa 25.6 TL 1935
Callochromis macrops Africa 13.5 TL 1898
Callochromis melanostigma Africa 15 TL 1906
Callochromis pleurospilus Africa 10 TL 1906
Caprichromis liemi Happy Africa 19.1 SL 1982
Caprichromis orthognathus Africa 19.5 TL 1935
Cardiopharynx schoutedeni Africa 15 TL 1942
Chalinochromis brichardi Africa 12 TL 1974
Chalinochromis cyanophleps Africa 12.9 SL 2014
Chalinochromis popelini Africa 15 TL 1989
Champsochromis caeruleus Africa 32.2 TL 1908
Champsochromis spilorhynchus Africa 30 TL 1922
Cheilochromis euchilus Malawi thick lip Africa 35 TL 1935
Chetia brevicauda Africa 12.5 SL 2002
Chetia brevis Orange-fringed largemouth Africa 15 SL 1968
Chetia flaviventris Canary kurper Africa 20 TL 1961
Chetia gracilis Slender happy Africa 11.8 SL 1984
Chetia mola Africa 13.3 SL 1983
Chetia welwitschi Angolan happy Africa 14.7 SL 1898
Chilochromis duponti Africa 22 SL 1902
Chilotilapia rhoadesii Bream Africa 22.5 TL 1908
Chindongo ater Africa 8.1 SL 1988
Chindongo bellicosus Africa 9.3 SL 2016
Chindongo cyaneus Cyan hap Africa 7.8 SL 1988
Chindongo demasoni Africa 6.3 SL 1994
Chindongo elongatus Elongate mbuna Africa 9.5 SL 1956
Chindongo flavus Africa 7.6 SL 1988
Chindongo heteropictus Africa 8.6 SL 1980
Chindongo longior Africa 8.7 SL 1996
Chindongo minutus Africa 6.6 SL 1956
Chindongo saulosi Africa 8.6 TL 1990
Chindongo socolofi Pindani Africa 6.7 SL 1974
Chromidotilapia cavalliensis Africa 7.7 SL 1971
Chromidotilapia elongata Africa 8.5 SL 1999
Chromidotilapia guntheri Guenther's mouthbrooder Africa 18 SL 1882
Chromidotilapia kingsleyae Africa 13 SL 1898
Chromidotilapia linkei Africa 7.7 SL 1980
Chromidotilapia mamonekenei Africa 9.3 SL 1999
Chromidotilapia melaniae Africa 7.9 SL 2003
Chromidotilapia mrac Africa 9.2 SL 2002
Chromidotilapia nana Africa 5.9 SL 2003
Chromidotilapia regani Africa 12.7 SL 1906
Chromidotilapia schoutedeni Africa 6.8 SL 1967
Coelotilapia joka Africa 9.6 TL 1969
Congochromis dimidiatus Africa 6.2 TL 1900
Congochromis pugnatus Africa 5.2 SL 2007
Congochromis robustus Africa 7.6 SL 2012
Congochromis sabinae Africa 5.3 SL 2005
Congochromis squamiceps Africa 6.5 TL 1902
Copadichromis atripinnis Africa 10.3 SL 2002
Copadichromis azureus Africa 14.6 TL 1990
Copadichromis borleyi Haplochromis borleyi redfin Africa 14 TL 1960
Copadichromis chizumuluensis Africa 10.6 SL 2006
Copadichromis chrysonotus Africa 16.3 TL 1908
Copadichromis cyaneus Africa 19 TL 1935
Copadichromis cyanocephalus Africa 9.0 SL 2006
Copadichromis diplostigma Africa 11.2 SL 2006
Copadichromis geertsi Africa 12.8 SL 1999
Copadichromis ilesi Africa 11.4 SL 1999
Copadichromis insularis Africa 11.0 SL 2006
Copadichromis jacksoni Africa 18.3 TL 1960
Copadichromis likomae Africa 14 TL 1960
Copadichromis mbenjii Haplochromis quads Africa 14 TL 1990
Copadichromis melas Africa 8.9 SL 2006
Copadichromis mloto Africa 13.5 TL 1960
Copadichromis nkatae Africa 14.5 TL 1960
Copadichromis parvus Africa 9.6 SL 2006
Copadichromis pleurostigma Africa 19.5 TL 1935
Copadichromis pleurostigmoides Africa 16 TL 1960
Copadichromis quadrimaculatus Africa 20 TL 1922
Copadichromis trewavasae Africa 10.5 SL 1999
Copadichromis trimaculatus Verduya's hap Africa 19.6 TL 1960
Copadichromis verduyni Africa 11 TL 1990
Copadichromis virginalis Lake Malawi utaka Africa 13.2 TL 1960
Coptodon bakossiorum Africa 7 SL 1992
Coptodon bemini Africa 6.7 SL 1972
Coptodon bythobates Africa 12.6 SL 1992
Coptodon cameronensis Africa 32.1 SL 1927
Coptodon camerunensis Africa 13.6 TL 1903
Coptodon coffea Africa 16.1 TL 1970
Coptodon congica Africa 25 TL 1960
Coptodon dageti Africa 40 TL 1971
Coptodon deckerti Africa 10.2 SL 1967
Coptodon discolor Africa 22.5 TL 1903
Coptodon ejagham Africa 20.0 SL 2010
Coptodon flava Africa 8.2 SL 1992
Coptodon fusiforme Africa 8 SL 2010
Coptodon guineensis Guinean tilapia Africa 30 SL 1862
Coptodon gutturosa Africa 6.4 SL 1992
Coptodon imbriferna Africa 13.2 SL 1992
Coptodon ismailiaensis Africa 9.3 SL 1995
Coptodon konkourensis Africa 8.5 SL 2012
Coptodon kottae Africa 15 TL 1904
Coptodon louka Africa 25 TL 1969
Coptodon margaritacea Africa 17.5 TL 1916
Coptodon nigrans Africa 15.3 SL 2010
Coptodon nyongana Africa 21 TL 1971
Coptodon rendalli Redbreast tilapia Africa 45 TL 1897
Coptodon rheophila Africa 10 TL 1962
Coptodon snyderae Africa 4.9 SL 1992
Coptodon spongotroktis Africa 13.7 SL 1992
Coptodon tholloni Africa 22 TL 1884
Coptodon thysi Africa 6.4 SL 1992
Coptodon walteri Africa 27 TL 1968
Coptodon zillii Redbelly tilapia Israel. 40 SL 1848
Corematodus shiranus Africa 27 TL 1897
Corematodus taeniatus Africa 19 TL 1935
Ctenochromis horei Africa 20 SL 1894
Ctenochromis luluae Africa 9.6 TL 1930
Ctenochromis oligacanthus Africa 6.7 TL 1922
Ctenochromis pectoralis Pangani haplo Africa 7 SL 1893
Ctenochromis polli Africa 9.1 TL 1964
Ctenopharynx intermedius Blackspot climbing perch Africa 21 TL 1864
Ctenopharynx nitidus Africa 13.9 TL 1935
Ctenopharynx pictus Africa 12.6 TL 1935
Cunningtonia longiventralis Africa 14 TL 1906
Cyathochromis obliquidens Africa 15 TL 1935
Cyathopharynx furcifer Featherfin cichlid Africa 21 TL 1898
Cyclopharynx fwae Africa 12.4 SL 1948
Cyclopharynx schwetzi Africa 10 TL 1948
Cynotilapia afra Africa 10.1 SL 1894
Cynotilapia axelrodi Africa 7.7 SL 1976
Cynotilapia chilundu Africa 8.3 SL 2016
Cyphotilapia frontosa Humphead cichlid Africa 33 TL 1906
Cyphotilapia gibberosa Africa 21.0 SL 2003
Cyprichromis coloratus Africa 10.3 SL 2006
Cyprichromis leptosoma Africa 11 TL 1898
Cyprichromis microlepidotus Africa 11 TL 1956
Cyprichromis pavo Africa 9.9 SL 1994
Cyprichromis zonatus Africa 8.6 SL 2002
Cyrtocara moorii Hump-head Africa 20 TL 1902
Danakilia dinicolai Africa 9.6 SL 2010
Danakilia franchettii Africa 7.4 SL 1931
Dimidiochromis compressiceps Malawi eyebiter Africa 23 TL 1908
Dimidiochromis dimidiatus Ncheni type haplochromis Africa 20 TL 1864
Dimidiochromis kiwinge Africa 30 TL 1926
Dimidiochromis strigatus Haplochromis sunset Africa 24.4 TL 1922
Diplotaxodon aeneus Africa 14 SL 1998
Diplotaxodon apogon Africa 11.7 SL 1998
Diplotaxodon argenteus Africa 20.4 SL 1935
Diplotaxodon ecclesi Africa 14.6 SL 1973
Diplotaxodon greenwoodi Africa 24.7 SL 1986
Diplotaxodon limnothrissa Africa 15.4 SL 1994
Diplotaxodon macrops Africa 12.5 SL 1998
Docimodus evelynae Africa 20.1 SL 1976
Docimodus johnstoni Africa 25 TL 1897
Eclectochromis lobochilus Africa 12.5 TL 1935
Eclectochromis ornatus Africa 18.2 SL 1922
Ectodus descampsii Africa 10.4 TL 1898
Enigmatochromis lucanusi Africa 4.5 SL 2009
Eretmodus cyanostictus Tanganyika Clown Africa 9 TL 1898
Eretmodus marksmithi Africa 4.7 SL 2012
Exochochromis anagenys Threespot torpedo Africa 20 SL 1989
Fossorochromis rostratus Africa 24.4 TL 1899
Genyochromis mento Africa 12.6 TL 1935
Gephyrochromis lawsi Africa 12.8 TL 1957
Gephyrochromis moorii Africa 12 TL 1901
Gnathochromis permaxillaris Africa 15 TL 1936
Gnathochromis pfefferi Africa 14 TL 1898
Gobiocichla ethelwynnae Africa 7 SL 1982
Gobiocichla wonderi Africa 6.2 SL 1951
Grammatotria lemairii Africa 26 TL 1899
Greenwoodochromis abeelei Africa 23.5 TL 1949
Greenwoodochromis bellcrossi Africa 18.5 TL 1976
Greenwoodochromis christyi Africa 15 TL 1953
Greenwoodochromis staneri Africa 19 TL 1949
Haplochromis acidens Africa 12.8 SL 1967
Haplochromis adolphifrederici Africa 11.4 SL 1914
Haplochromis aelocephalus Africa 12 SL 1959
Haplochromis aeneocolor Africa 7.5 SL 1973
Haplochromis akika Africa 7.7 SL 2003
Haplochromis albertianus Africa 10 TL 1929
Haplochromis altigenis Africa 20.2 SL 1922
Haplochromis ampullarostratus Africa 7.2 SL 2004
Haplochromis angustifrons Africa 9 SL 1914
Haplochromis annectidens Africa 6.7 SL 1933
Haplochromis antleter Africa 7.0 SL 2010



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