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

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 21.5 cm TL
Ctenochromis benthicola (Matthes, 1962)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Ctenochromis benthicola
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Photo by de Vos, L.

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

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

 
Ctenochromis luluae
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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
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6 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Ctenochromis
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1962 Ctenochromis benthicola Africa 21.5 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



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