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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sarotherodon caroli Fissi Africa 18.6 SL 1930
Sarotherodon caudomarginatus Africa 15.6 SL 1916
Sarotherodon galilaeus Mango tilapia Africa and Eurasia 39.5 TL 1758
Sarotherodon knauerae Africa 7.7 SL 2011
Sarotherodon lamprechti Africa 10.5 SL 2011
Sarotherodon linnellii Blackfin tilapia Africa 18.5 SL 1903
Sarotherodon lohbergeri Keppi Africa 16.2 SL 1930
Sarotherodon melanotheron Blackchin tilapia Africa 28 SL 1852
Sarotherodon mvogoi Africa 20.2 SL 1965
Sarotherodon nigripinnis Africa 18 SL 1861
Sarotherodon occidentalis Africa 28.3 SL 1962
Sarotherodon steinbachi Kululu Africa 11.3 SL 1962
Sarotherodon tournieri Africa 17.9 SL 1965



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