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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Ptychochrominae
Genus: Ptychochromis

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Ptychochromis curvidens Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Ptychochromis curvidens
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Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Ptychochromis ernestmagnusi
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Photo by Tourle, D.

Africa
Max. Length 21.3 cm SL
Ptychochromis grandidieri Sauvage, 1882

Photo by Tourle, D.
 
Ptychochromis grandidieri
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Photo by Tourle, D.

Africa
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Ptychochromis inornatus Sparks, 2002

Photo by Tourle, D.
 
Ptychochromis inornatus
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Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Ptychochromis insolitus Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Ptychochromis insolitus
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Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 11.9 cm
Ptychochromis loisellei Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Ptychochromis loisellei
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Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Ptychochromis makira Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Ptychochromis makira
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Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ptychochromis oligacanthus (Bleeker, 1868)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Ptychochromis oligacanthus
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Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Ptychochromis onilahy Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Ptychochromis onilahy
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9 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Ptychochromis
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2006 Ptychochromis curvidens Africa 14.7 SL
2010 Ptychochromis ernestmagnusi Africa 14.7 SL
1882 Ptychochromis grandidieri Africa 21.3 SL
2002 Ptychochromis inornatus Africa 12.2 SL
2006 Ptychochromis insolitus Africa 5.5 SL
2006 Ptychochromis loisellei Africa 11.9
2006 Ptychochromis makira Africa 14.6 SL
1868 Ptychochromis oligacanthus Africa 25 TL
2006 Ptychochromis onilahy Africa 8.6 SL



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