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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Coptodon bakossiorum Africa 7 SL 1992
Coptodon bemini Africa 6.7 SL 1972
Coptodon bythobates Africa 12.6 SL 1992
Coptodon cameronensis Africa 32.1 SL 1927
Coptodon camerunensis Africa 13.6 TL 1903
Coptodon coffea Africa 16.1 TL 1970
Coptodon congica Africa 25 TL 1960
Coptodon dageti Africa 40 TL 1971
Coptodon deckerti Africa 10.2 SL 1967
Coptodon discolor Africa 22.5 TL 1903
Coptodon ejagham Africa 20.0 SL 2010
Coptodon flava Africa 8.2 SL 1992
Coptodon fusiforme Africa 8 SL 2010
Coptodon guineensis Guinean tilapia Africa 30 SL 1862
Coptodon gutturosa Africa 6.4 SL 1992
Coptodon imbriferna Africa 13.2 SL 1992
Coptodon ismailiaensis Africa 9.3 SL 1995
Coptodon konkourensis Africa 8.5 SL 2012
Coptodon kottae Africa 15 TL 1904
Coptodon louka Africa 25 TL 1969
Coptodon margaritacea Africa 17.5 TL 1916
Coptodon nigrans Africa 15.3 SL 2010
Coptodon nyongana Africa 21 TL 1971
Coptodon rendalli Redbreast tilapia Africa 45 TL 1897
Coptodon rheophila Africa 10 TL 1962
Coptodon snyderae Africa 5.0 SL 1992
Coptodon spongotroktis Africa 13.7 SL 1992
Coptodon tholloni Africa 22 TL 1884
Coptodon thysi Africa 6.4 SL 1992
Coptodon walteri Africa 27 TL 1968
Coptodon zillii Redbelly tilapia Israel. 40 SL 1848



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