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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Chelaethiops

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Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Chelaethiops bibie
[Lake Turkana sardine]



Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Chelaethiops congicus (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)

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Chelaethiops congicus
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Africa
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Chelaethiops elongatus Boulenger, 1899

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Chelaethiops elongatus
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Africa
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Chelaethiops minutus (Boulenger, 1906)

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Chelaethiops minutus
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Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Chelaethiops rukwaensis (Ricardo, 1939)

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Chelaethiops rukwaensis
[Lake Rukwa sardine]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chelaethiops bibie Lake Turkana sardine Africa 5.5 TL 1835
Chelaethiops congicus Africa 11 TL 1917
Chelaethiops elongatus Africa 6.2 TL 1899
Chelaethiops minutus Africa 11 SL 1906
Chelaethiops rukwaensis Lake Rukwa sardine Africa 10 SL 1939



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