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

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6 species
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Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Tropheus annectens
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Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Tropheus brichardi Nelissen & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1975

Photo by Photo by Alfredsson, C.
 
Tropheus brichardi
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Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Tropheus duboisi Marlier, 1959

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Tropheus duboisi
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Max. Length 11.1 cm TL

 
Tropheus kasabae
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Africa
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Tropheus moorii Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Photo by Hagblom, F.
 
Tropheus moorii
[Blunthead cichlid]
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Max. Length 16.5 cm TL

 
Tropheus polli
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Tropheus annectens Africa 8 TL 1900
Tropheus brichardi Africa 10 TL 1975
Tropheus duboisi Africa 12 TL 1959
Tropheus kasabae Africa 11.1 TL 1977
Tropheus moorii Blunthead cichlid Africa 14.5 TL 1898
Tropheus polli Africa 16.5 TL 1977



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