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

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Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Nanochromis consortus
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Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Nanochromis minor
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Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Nanochromis nudiceps (Boulenger, 1899)

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Nanochromis nudiceps
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Africa
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Nanochromis parilus Roberts & Stewart, 1976

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Nanochromis parilus
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Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Nanochromis splendens
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Africa
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Nanochromis teugelsi Lamboj & Schelly, 2006

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Nanochromis teugelsi
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Africa
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Nanochromis transvestitus Stewart & Roberts, 1984

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Nanochromis transvestitus
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Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Nanochromis wickleri
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Nanochromis consortus Africa 5.2 SL 1976
Nanochromis minor Africa 2.4 SL 1976
Nanochromis nudiceps Africa 7 TL 1899
Nanochromis parilus Africa 4.4 SL 1976
Nanochromis splendens Africa 4.5 SL 1976
Nanochromis teugelsi Africa 5.6 SL 2006
Nanochromis transvestitus Africa 3.4 SL 1984
Nanochromis wickleri Africa 7 SL 2006



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