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

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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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
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7 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Buccochromis
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
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



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