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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Ptychochrominae
Genus: Ptychochromis

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Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Ptychochromis curvidens Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Ptychochromis curvidens
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Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Ptychochromis ernestmagnusi
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Africa
Max. Length 21.3 cm SL
Ptychochromis grandidieri Sauvage, 1882

Photo by Photo by Tourle, D.
 
Ptychochromis grandidieri
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Africa
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Ptychochromis inornatus Sparks, 2002

Photo by Photo by Tourle, D.
 
Ptychochromis inornatus
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Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Ptychochromis insolitus Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Ptychochromis insolitus
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Africa
Max. Length 11.9 cm
Ptychochromis loisellei Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Ptychochromis loisellei
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Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Ptychochromis mainty
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Africa
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Ptychochromis makira Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Ptychochromis makira
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Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ptychochromis oligacanthus (Bleeker, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Ptychochromis oligacanthus
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Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Ptychochromis onilahy Stiassny & Sparks, 2006

Photo by Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Ptychochromis onilahy
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ptychochromis curvidens Africa 14.7 SL 2006
Ptychochromis ernestmagnusi Africa 14.7 SL 2010
Ptychochromis grandidieri Africa 21.3 SL 1882
Ptychochromis inornatus Africa 12.2 SL 2002
Ptychochromis insolitus Africa 5.5 SL 2006
Ptychochromis loisellei Africa 11.9 2006
Ptychochromis mainty Afrika 14.9 SL 2015
Ptychochromis makira Africa 14.6 SL 2006
Ptychochromis oligacanthus Africa 25 TL 1868
Ptychochromis onilahy Africa 8.6 SL 2006



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