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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Tylochromis aristoma Africa 19.3 SL 1989
Tylochromis bangwelensis Hump-back bream Africa 27.5 TL 1920
Tylochromis elongatus Africa 15.3 SL 1989
Tylochromis intermedius Africa 23 SL 1916
Tylochromis jentinki Africa 27 SL 1894
Tylochromis labrodon Africa 22.6 SL 1920
Tylochromis lateralis Africa 26 TL 1898
Tylochromis leonensis Africa 21.9 SL 1989
Tylochromis microdon Africa 15.2 SL 1920
Tylochromis mylodon Mweru hump-backed bream Africa 22 SL 1920
Tylochromis polylepis Africa 43.5 NG 1900
Tylochromis praecox Africa 13 SL 1989
Tylochromis pulcher Africa 22.9 SL 1989
Tylochromis regani Africa 27.5 TL 1989
Tylochromis robertsi Africa 21.1 SL 1989
Tylochromis sudanensis Africa 20 SL 1954
Tylochromis trewavasae Africa 20 SL 1989
Tylochromis variabilis Africa 27.6 NG 1989



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