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

(See list of species below)



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30 species (see list below)

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Photo by Mittenecker, G.

Africa
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Maylandia aurora (Burgess, 1976)

Photo by Mittenecker, G.
 
Maylandia aurora
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Maylandia barlowi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Maylandia benetos
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL
Maylandia callainos (Stauffer & Hert, 1992)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Maylandia callainos
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL

 
Maylandia chrysomallos
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Maylandia cyneusmarginata
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Maylandia elegans
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Maylandia emmiltos
[]

Photo by Mittenecker, G.

Africa
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Maylandia estherae (Konings, 1995)

Photo by Mittenecker, G.
 
Maylandia estherae
[Red zebra]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Maylandia flavifemina
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Maylandia glaucos
[]

Photo by Zaitsev, O.

Africa
Max. Length 13.4 cm TL
Maylandia greshakei (Meyer & Förster, 1984)

Photo by Zaitsev, O.
 
Maylandia greshakei
[William's mbuna]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Maylandia hajomaylandi (Meyer & Schartl, 1984)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Maylandia hajomaylandi
[]

Photo by Barberis, C.

Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Maylandia heteropicta (Staeck, 1980)

Photo by Barberis, C.
 
Maylandia heteropicta
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Maylandia lanisticola
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Maylandia livingstonii
[]

Photo by Wickham, M.

Africa
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Maylandia lombardoi (Burgess, 1977)

Photo by Wickham, M.
 
Maylandia lombardoi
[]

Photo by Zaitsev, O.

Africa
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Maylandia mbenjii (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye, 1997)

Photo by Zaitsev, O.
 
Maylandia mbenjii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Maylandia melabranchion
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Maylandia mossambica
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Maylandia nkhunguensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Maylandia phaeos
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Maylandia pursa
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Maylandia pyrsonotos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye, 1997)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Maylandia pyrsonotos
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Maylandia sandaracinos
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Maylandia sciasma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Maylandia thapsinogen
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Maylandia xanstomachus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Maylandia xanthos
[]

Photo by Jongsma, H.

Africa
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Maylandia zebra (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Jongsma, H.
 
Maylandia zebra
[Zebra mbuna]
30 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Maylandia
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1976 Maylandia aurora Africa 8.7 SL
1986 Maylandia barlowi Africa 8.1 SL
1997 Maylandia benetos Africa 8.1 SL
1992 Maylandia callainos Africa 8.0 SL
1997 Maylandia chrysomallos Africa 9.0 SL
1997 Maylandia cyneusmarginata Africa 8.0 SL
1935 Maylandia elegans Africa 13.2 SL
1997 Maylandia emmiltos Africa 8.4 SL
1995 Maylandia estherae Red zebra Africa 7.9 SL
2006 Maylandia flavifemina Africa 8.5 SL
2011 Maylandia glaucos Africa 6.9 SL
1984 Maylandia greshakei William's mbuna Africa 13.4 TL
1984 Maylandia hajomaylandi Africa 12 TL
1980 Maylandia heteropicta Africa 8.6 SL
1976 Maylandia lanisticola Africa 5.4 SL
1899 Maylandia livingstonii Africa 15 TL
1977 Maylandia lombardoi Africa 8.7 SL
1997 Maylandia mbenjii Africa 8.8 SL
1997 Maylandia melabranchion Africa 10.5 SL
2011 Maylandia mossambica Africa 8.0 SL
2011 Maylandia nkhunguensis Africa 7.3 SL
1997 Maylandia phaeos Africa 8.6 SL
1991 Maylandia pursa Africa 6.1 SL
1997 Maylandia pyrsonotos Africa 7.7 SL
1997 Maylandia sandaracinos Africa 7.3 SL
2011 Maylandia sciasma Africa 7.1 SL
1997 Maylandia thapsinogen Africa 8.6 SL
1989 Maylandia xanstomachus Africa 12.5 TL
2011 Maylandia xanthos Africa 4.9 SL
1899 Maylandia zebra Zebra mbuna Africa 11.3 SL



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