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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus: Labidochromis

(See list of species below)



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18 species
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Africa
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Labidochromis caeruleus Fryer, 1956

Photo by Photo by Antonutti, M.
 
Labidochromis caeruleus
[Blue streak hap]



Africa
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Labidochromis chisumulae Lewis, 1982

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Labidochromis chisumulae
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Africa
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Labidochromis flavigulis Lewis, 1982

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Labidochromis flavigulis
[Chisumulu pearl]



Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Labidochromis freibergi Johnson, 1974

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Labidochromis freibergi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Labidochromis gigas
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Labidochromis heterodon
[]



Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Labidochromis ianthinus Lewis, 1982

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Labidochromis ianthinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Labidochromis lividus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Labidochromis maculicauda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Labidochromis mathotho
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Labidochromis mbenjii Lewis, 1982

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Labidochromis mbenjii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Labidochromis mylodon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Labidochromis pallidus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Labidochromis shiranus Lewis, 1982

Photo by Photo by Calypso Photolibrary
 
Labidochromis shiranus
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Labidochromis strigatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Labidochromis textilis Oliver, 1975

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Labidochromis textilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Labidochromis vellicans
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Labidochromis zebroides Lewis, 1982

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Labidochromis zebroides
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Labidochromis caeruleus Blue streak hap Africa 8.1 SL 1956
Labidochromis chisumulae Africa 6.6 SL 1982
Labidochromis flavigulis Chisumulu pearl Africa 6.8 SL 1982
Labidochromis freibergi Africa 8 TL 1974
Labidochromis gigas Africa 10 SL 1982
Labidochromis heterodon Africa 7.3 SL 1982
Labidochromis ianthinus Africa 9 TL 1982
Labidochromis lividus Africa 7.1 SL 1982
Labidochromis maculicauda Africa 6.4 SL 1982
Labidochromis mathotho Africa 8 TL 1976
Labidochromis mbenjii Africa 6.4 SL 1982
Labidochromis mylodon Africa 9 TL 1982
Labidochromis pallidus Africa 6.7 SL 1982
Labidochromis shiranus Africa 7.8 SL 1982
Labidochromis strigatus Africa 6.9 SL 1982
Labidochromis textilis Africa 7.7 SL 1975
Labidochromis vellicans Africa 6.7 SL 1935
Labidochromis zebroides Africa 8.5 TL 1982



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