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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemichromis angolensis Africa 11 TL 1865
Hemichromis bimaculatus Jewelfish Africa 13.6 SL 1862
Hemichromis cerasogaster Africa 9 TL 1899
Hemichromis elongatus Banded jewel cichlid Africa 18.7 SL 1861
Hemichromis exsul Turkana jewel cichlid Africa 10 SL 1933
Hemichromis fasciatus Banded jewelfish Africa 20.4 SL 1857
Hemichromis frempongi Africa 9.2 SL 1979
Hemichromis guttatus Africa 12 SL 1862
Hemichromis letourneuxi Jewel fish Africa 11.9 SL 1880
Hemichromis lifalili Africa 8.2 SL 1979
Hemichromis paynei Africa 12 SL 1979
Hemichromis saharae Africa 6.5 TL 1880
Hemichromis stellifer Africa 10 SL 1979



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