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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus: Mylochromis

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21 species
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Africa
Max. Length 20.4 cm TL
Mylochromis anaphyrmus (Burgess & Axelrod, 1973)

Photo by Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Mylochromis anaphyrmus
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No picture found

Max. Length 16.2 cm TL

 
Mylochromis balteatus
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Africa
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Mylochromis chekopae Turner & Howarth, 2001

Photo by Photo by Turner, G.F.
 
Mylochromis chekopae
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No picture found

Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Mylochromis ensatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Mylochromis epichorialis
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No picture found

Max. Length 20.6 cm TL

 
Mylochromis ericotaenia
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No picture found

Max. Length 12.7 cm TL

 
Mylochromis formosus
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No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Mylochromis gracilis
[Haplochromis torpedo stripe]



Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Mylochromis guentheri (Regan, 1922)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Mylochromis guentheri
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No picture found

Max. Length 19.9 cm TL

 
Mylochromis incola
[Golden mola hap]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Mylochromis labidodon
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Africa
Max. Length 20.7 cm TL
Mylochromis lateristriga (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Mylochromis lateristriga
[Basket hap]



Africa
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Mylochromis melanonotus (Regan, 1922)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Mylochromis melanonotus
[Haplochromis yellow black line]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Mylochromis melanotaenia
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No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Mylochromis mola
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No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Mylochromis mollis
[Softy hap]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Mylochromis obtusus
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Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Mylochromis plagiotaenia (Regan, 1922)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Mylochromis plagiotaenia
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No picture found

Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Mylochromis semipalatus
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Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Mylochromis sphaerodon (Regan, 1922)

Photo by Photo by Reclos, G.J.
 
Mylochromis sphaerodon
[Roundtooth hap]



Africa
Max. Length 22.2 cm TL
Mylochromis spilostichus (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Mylochromis spilostichus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Mylochromis anaphyrmus Africa 20.4 TL 1973
Mylochromis balteatus Africa 16.2 TL 1935
Mylochromis chekopae Africa 12.2 SL 2001
Mylochromis ensatus Africa 20.7 SL 2001
Mylochromis epichorialis Africa 20 TL 1935
Mylochromis ericotaenia Africa 20.6 TL 1922
Mylochromis formosus Africa 12.7 TL 1935
Mylochromis gracilis Haplochromis torpedo stripe Africa 22 TL 1935
Mylochromis guentheri Africa 20 TL 1922
Mylochromis incola Golden mola hap Africa 19.9 TL 1935
Mylochromis labidodon Africa 18 TL 1935
Mylochromis lateristriga Basket hap Africa 20.7 TL 1864
Mylochromis melanonotus Haplochromis yellow black line Africa 26 TL 1922
Mylochromis melanotaenia Africa 20 TL 1922
Mylochromis mola Africa 18 TL 1935
Mylochromis mollis Softy hap Africa 16 TL 1935
Mylochromis obtusus Africa 22 TL 1935
Mylochromis plagiotaenia Africa 11 TL 1922
Mylochromis semipalatus Africa 18.5 TL 1935
Mylochromis sphaerodon Roundtooth hap Africa 14 TL 1922
Mylochromis spilostichus Africa 22.2 TL 1935



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