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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus: Sciaenochromis

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Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Sciaenochromis ahli (Trewavas, 1935)

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Sciaenochromis ahli
[Electric blue hap]
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Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Sciaenochromis benthicola
[]



Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Sciaenochromis fryeri Konings, 1993

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Sciaenochromis fryeri
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Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Sciaenochromis psammophilus
[Electric blue kande]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sciaenochromis ahli Electric blue hap Africa 20 TL 1935
Sciaenochromis benthicola Africa 14 SL 1993
Sciaenochromis fryeri Africa 11.5 SL 1993
Sciaenochromis psammophilus Electric blue kande Africa 11.6 SL 1993



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