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

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Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Steatocranus bleheri
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Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Steatocranus casuarius Poll, 1939

Photo by Photo by Jinkings, K.
 
Steatocranus casuarius
[Lionhead cichlid]



Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Steatocranus gibbiceps Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Steatocranus gibbiceps
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Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Steatocranus glaber
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Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Steatocranus mpozoensis
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Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Steatocranus rouxi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Steatocranus tinanti (Poll, 1939)

Photo by Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.
 
Steatocranus tinanti
[]
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Max. Length 5.3 cm

 
Steatocranus ubanguiensis
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Steatocranus bleheri Africa 6.8 SL 1993
Steatocranus casuarius Lionhead cichlid Africa 10 TL 1939
Steatocranus gibbiceps Africa 10 TL 1899
Steatocranus glaber Africa 5.3 SL 1976
Steatocranus mpozoensis Africa 5.5 SL 1976
Steatocranus rouxi Africa 6 SL 1928
Steatocranus tinanti Africa 6.3 SL 1939
Steatocranus ubanguiensis Africa 5.3 1976



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