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

(See list of species below)



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12 species (see list below)

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Photo by Schraml, E.

Africa
Max. Length 15.1 cm TL
Thoracochromis albolabris (Trewavas & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969)

Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Thoracochromis albolabris
[Thicklipped happy]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.8 cm TL

 
Thoracochromis bakongo
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.1 cm TL

 
Thoracochromis brauschi
[]

Photo by Albering, J.

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Thoracochromis buysi (Penrith, 1970)

Photo by Albering, J.
 
Thoracochromis buysi
[Namib happy]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.2 cm TL

 
Thoracochromis callichromus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Thoracochromis demeusii
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Thoracochromis fasciatus (Perugia, 1892)

Photo by FAO
 
Thoracochromis fasciatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Thoracochromis lucullae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Thoracochromis moeruensis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Thoracochromis schwetzi (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Thoracochromis schwetzi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Thoracochromis stigmatogenys
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Thoracochromis wingatii
[]
12 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Thoracochromis
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1969 Thoracochromis albolabris Thicklipped happy Africa 15.1 TL
1964 Thoracochromis bakongo Africa 10.8 TL
1965 Thoracochromis brauschi Africa 10.1 TL
1970 Thoracochromis buysi Namib happy Africa 14 TL
1948 Thoracochromis callichromus Africa 12.2 TL
1899 Thoracochromis demeusii Africa 13 TL
1892 Thoracochromis fasciatus Africa 12 TL
1913 Thoracochromis lucullae Africa 11.5 TL
1899 Thoracochromis moeruensis Africa 10 TL
1967 Thoracochromis schwetzi Africa 8.3 SL
1913 Thoracochromis stigmatogenys Africa 10.5 TL
1902 Thoracochromis wingatii Africa 5.3 SL



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