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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anabantiformes
Family: Anabantidae Climbing gouramies

Genus: Ctenopoma

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Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ctenopoma acutirostre Pellegrin, 1899

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Ctenopoma acutirostre
[Spotted ctenopoma]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Ctenopoma ashbysmithi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Ctenopoma gabonense
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm TL

 
Ctenopoma garuanum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Ctenopoma houyi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 18.2 cm SL
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Günther, 1896

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ctenopoma kingsleyae
[Tailspot ctenopoma]



Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Ctenopoma maculatum Thominot, 1886

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ctenopoma maculatum
[]



Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Ctenopoma multispine Peters, 1844

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ctenopoma multispine
[Manyspined ctenopoma]



Africa
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Ctenopoma muriei (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ctenopoma muriei
[Ocellated labyrinth fish]



Africa
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Ctenopoma nebulosum Norris & Teugels, 1990

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ctenopoma nebulosum
[]



Africa
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Ctenopoma nigropannosum Reichenow, 1875

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ctenopoma nigropannosum
[Twospot climbing perch]



Africa
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Ctenopoma ocellatum Pellegrin, 1899

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ctenopoma ocellatum
[Eyespot ctenopoma]



Africa
Max. Length 11.2 cm TL
Ctenopoma pellegrini (Boulenger, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ctenopoma pellegrini
[]



Africa
Max. Length 17.4 cm TL
Ctenopoma petherici Günther, 1864

Photo by Photo by Muséum-Aquarium de Nancy/B. Alenda
 
Ctenopoma petherici
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm TL

 
Ctenopoma riggenbachi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Ctenopoma togoensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Ctenopoma weeksii Boulenger, 1896

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ctenopoma weeksii
[Mottled ctenopoma]



17 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ctenopoma acutirostre Spotted ctenopoma Africa 15 TL 1899
Ctenopoma ashbysmithi Africa 3.9 SL 1979
Ctenopoma gabonense Africa 16.5 SL 1896
Ctenopoma garuanum Africa 5.3 TL 1927
Ctenopoma houyi Africa 6.6 SL 1927
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Tailspot ctenopoma Africa 18.2 SL 1896
Ctenopoma maculatum Africa 15 SL 1886
Ctenopoma multispine Manyspined ctenopoma Africa 14 TL 1844
Ctenopoma muriei Ocellated labyrinth fish Africa 7 SL 1906
Ctenopoma nebulosum Africa 9.7 SL 1990
Ctenopoma nigropannosum Twospot climbing perch Africa 15.5 SL 1875
Ctenopoma ocellatum Eyespot ctenopoma Africa 13.8 SL 1899
Ctenopoma pellegrini Africa 11.2 TL 1902
Ctenopoma petherici Africa 17.4 TL 1864
Ctenopoma riggenbachi Africa 9.1 TL 1927
Ctenopoma togoensis Africa 12 TL 1928
Ctenopoma weeksii Mottled ctenopoma Africa 12 TL 1896



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