Species in Lake Malawi
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Abactochromis labrosus Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Alticorpus geoffreyi Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Alticorpus macrocleithrum Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Alticorpus mentale Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Alticorpus peterdaviesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Alticorpus profundicola Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.8 endemic
Amphilius chalei Amphiliidae demersal 3.0 native
Anguilla labiata African mottled eel Anguillidae demersal 3.8 native
Aristochromis christyi Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Astatotilapia calliptera Eastern happy Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Aulonocara aquilonium Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Aulonocara auditor Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara baenschi Nkhomo-benga peacock Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara brevinidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Aulonocara brevirostre Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara ethelwynnae Chitande aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara gertrudae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Aulonocara guentheri Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara hansbaenschi Aulonocara Fort Maguire Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara hueseri Night aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi Fairy cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.6 endemic
Aulonocara kandeensis Blue orchid aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara koningsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara korneliae Aulonocara chizumulu Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara maylandi Sulfurhead Aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara nyassae Emperor cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara rostratum Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara saulosi Greenface aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara steveni Pale Usisya aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara stonemani Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Aulonocara stuartgranti Flavescent peacock Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara trematocephalum Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Bagrus meridionalis Kampoyo Bagridae demersal 3.9 native
Bagrus orientalis Bagridae demersal 3.8 native
Bathyclarias atribranchus Clariidae demersal 3.1 endemic
Bathyclarias euryodon Clariidae demersal 3.9 endemic
Bathyclarias filicibarbis Clariidae demersal 4.1 endemic
Bathyclarias foveolatus Clariidae demersal 3.8 endemic
Bathyclarias longibarbis Clariidae demersal 3.8 endemic
Bathyclarias nyasensis Clariidae benthopelagic 3.7 endemic
Bathyclarias rotundifrons Clariidae demersal 3.8 endemic
Bathyclarias worthingtoni Clariidae demersal 4.0 endemic
Brycinus imberi Spot-tail Alestidae demersal 3.3 native
Buccochromis atritaeniatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Buccochromis heterotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Buccochromis lepturus Slender tail hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Buccochromis nototaenia Stripeback hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Buccochromis oculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.1 endemic
Buccochromis rhoadesii Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Buccochromis spectabilis Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.1 endemic
Caprichromis liemi Happy Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Caprichromis orthognathus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Champsochromis caeruleus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Champsochromis spilorhynchus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Cheilochromis euchilus Malawi thick lip Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Chiloglanis neumanni Neumann's suckermouth Mochokidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Chilotilapia rhoadesii Bream Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Clariidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Clarias liocephalus Smoothhead catfish Clariidae demersal 3.3 native
Clarias ngamensis Blunt-toothed African catfish Clariidae demersal 4.3 native
Clarias theodorae Snake catfish Clariidae demersal 3.5 native
Copadichromis atripinnis Cichlidae pelagic 3.3 native
Copadichromis azureus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis borleyi Haplochromis borleyi redfin Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis chizumuluensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis chrysonotus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Copadichromis cyaneus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis cyanocephalus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis diplostigma Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis geertsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis ilesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis insularis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis jacksoni Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis likomae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis mbenjii Haplochromis quads Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis melas Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis mloto Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis nkatae Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.8 endemic
Copadichromis parvus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis pleurostigma Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis pleurostigmoides Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis quadrimaculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.6 endemic
Copadichromis trewavasae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis trimaculatus Verduya's hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis verduyni Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis virginalis Lake Malawi utaka Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Coptodon rendalli Redbreast tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Corematodus shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.4 endemic
Corematodus taeniatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.4 endemic
Ctenopharynx intermedius Blackspot climbing perch Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Ctenopharynx nitidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Ctenopharynx pictus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Cyathochromis obliquidens Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Cynotilapia afra Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Cynotilapia axelrodi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Cyphomyrus discorhynchus Zambesi parrotfish Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Cyrtocara moorii Hump-head Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Dimidiochromis compressiceps Malawi eyebiter Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Dimidiochromis dimidiatus Ncheni type haplochromis Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Dimidiochromis kiwinge Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Dimidiochromis strigatus Haplochromis sunset Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Diplotaxodon aeneus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Diplotaxodon apogon Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.9 endemic
Diplotaxodon argenteus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Diplotaxodon ecclesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Diplotaxodon greenwoodi Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Diplotaxodon limnothrissa Cichlidae pelagic 3.1 endemic
Diplotaxodon macrops Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.8 endemic
Docimodus evelynae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Docimodus johnstoni Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Eclectochromis lobochilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Eclectochromis ornatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Engraulicypris sardella Lake Malawi sardine Cyprinidae demersal 2.9 endemic
Enteromius arcislongae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Enteromius atkinsoni Dash-dot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius eutaenia Orangefin barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 questionable
Enteromius innocens Inconspicious barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Enteromius litamba Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Enteromius macrotaenia Broadband barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius oligogrammus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Enteromius paludinosus Straightfin barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Enteromius radiatus Redeye barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Enteromius seymouri Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Enteromius trimaculatus Threespot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Exochochromis anagenys Threespot torpedo Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Fossorochromis rostratus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Genyochromis mento Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.4 endemic
Gephyrochromis lawsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Gephyrochromis moorii Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Hemigrammopetersius barnardi Barnard's robber Alestidae pelagic 3.4 native
Hemitaeniochromis brachyrhynchus Cichlidae pelagic 3.8 endemic
Hemitaeniochromis urotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Hemitilapia oxyrhyncha Giant Haplochromis Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Clariidae demersal 3.7 native
Iodotropheus declivitas Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Iodotropheus sprengerae Lavender mbuna Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Iodotropheus stuartgranti Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Labeo altivelis Rednose labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Labeo cylindricus Redeye labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Labeo mesops Tana labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Labeo worthingtoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.3 endemic
Labeobarbus johnstonii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Labeobarbus latirostris Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Labeobarbus nthuwa Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Labeotropheus fuelleborni Blue mbuna Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Labeotropheus trewavasae Scrapermouth mbuna Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Labidochromis caeruleus Blue streak hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.6 endemic
Labidochromis chisumulae Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis flavigulis Chisumulu pearl Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis freibergi Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis gigas Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.6 endemic
Labidochromis heterodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis ianthinus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis lividus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis maculicauda Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Labidochromis mathotho Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis mbenjii Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis mylodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis pallidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis strigatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis textilis Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis vellicans Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Labidochromis zebroides Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Lacustricola katangae Striped topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.3 questionable
Lethrinops albus Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops altus Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops argenteus Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops auritus Golden sand-eater Cichlidae demersal 3.0 endemic
Lethrinops christyi Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops furcifer Greenface sandsifter Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops gossei Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops leptodon Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops lethrinus Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops longimanus Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops longipinnis Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Lethrinops lunaris Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops macracanthus Cichlidae demersal 2.8 endemic
Lethrinops macrochir Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops marginatus Lethrinops rounded head Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops micrentodon Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Lethrinops microdon Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Lethrinops microstoma Littletooth sandeater Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops mylodon Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Lethrinops oculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops parvidens Lethrinops red flush Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Lethrinops stridei Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Lethrinops turneri Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Lichnochromis acuticeps Malawi gar Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Marcusenius livingstonii Mormyridae demersal 3.1 native
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Bulldog Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Marcusenius nyasensis Mormyridae demersal 3.1 native
Mastacembelus shiranus Malawi spinyeel Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Maylandia aurora Cichlidae demersal 2.0 native
Maylandia barlowi Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Maylandia benetos Cichlidae demersal 2.5 native
Maylandia callainos Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Maylandia chrysomallos Cichlidae demersal 2.5 endemic
Maylandia cyneusmarginata Cichlidae demersal 2.5 native
Maylandia elegans Cichlidae demersal 4.0 endemic
Maylandia emmiltos Cichlidae demersal 2.5 native
Maylandia estherae Red zebra Cichlidae demersal 2.0 native
Maylandia fainzilberi Cichlidae demersal 2.6 endemic
Maylandia flavifemina Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.5 endemic
Maylandia glaucos Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.6 endemic
Maylandia greshakei William's mbuna Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Maylandia hajomaylandi Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Maylandia heteropicta Cichlidae demersal 2.7 endemic
Maylandia lanisticola Cichlidae demersal 2.7 endemic
Maylandia livingstonii Cichlidae demersal 3.7 endemic
Maylandia lombardoi Cichlidae demersal 2.7 endemic
Maylandia lundoense Cichlidae pelagic 2.5 endemic
Maylandia mbenjii Cichlidae demersal 2.5 native
Maylandia midomo Cichlidae pelagic 2.5 endemic
Maylandia mossambica Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.5 endemic
Maylandia nigrodorsalis Cichlidae pelagic 2.5 endemic
Maylandia nkhunguensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.6 endemic
Maylandia pambazuko Cichlidae pelagic 2.5 endemic
Maylandia phaeos Cichlidae demersal 2.5 native
Maylandia pulpican Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Maylandia pursa Cichlidae demersal 2.0 native
Maylandia pyrsonotos Cichlidae demersal 2.5 endemic
Maylandia sciasma Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.6 endemic
Maylandia tarakiki Cichlidae pelagic 2.4 endemic
Maylandia xanstomachus Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Maylandia xanthos Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Maylandia zebra Zebra mbuna Cichlidae demersal 2.3 endemic
Mchenga conophoros Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Mchenga cyclicos Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Mchenga eucinostomus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Mchenga flavimanus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Mchenga inornata Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Mchenga thinos Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis auratus Golden mbuna Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Melanochromis baliodigma Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.3 endemic
Melanochromis chipokae Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Melanochromis dialeptos Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Melanochromis heterochromis Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Melanochromis kaskazini Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis lepidiadaptes Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.4 endemic
Melanochromis loriae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis melanopterus Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis mossambiquensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Melanochromis mpoto Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Melanochromis robustus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis simulans Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Melanochromis vermivorus Purple mbuna Cichlidae demersal 2.7 endemic
Melanochromis wochepa Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Microchromis aurifrons Cichlidae pelagic 3.3 endemic
Microchromis zebroides Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Micropanchax johnstoni Johnston's topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 3.8 native
Mormyrus longirostris Eastern bottlenose mormyrid Mormyridae demersal 3.3 native
Mylochromis anaphyrmus Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis balteatus Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis chekopae Cichlidae demersal 3.0 endemic
Mylochromis ensatus Cichlidae demersal 3.6 endemic
Mylochromis epichorialis Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis ericotaenia Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis formosus Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Mylochromis gracilis Haplochromis torpedo stripe Cichlidae demersal 4.0 endemic
Mylochromis guentheri Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis incola Golden mola hap Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis labidodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis lateristriga Basket hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis melanonotus Haplochromis yellow black line Cichlidae demersal 3.6 endemic
Mylochromis melanotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis mola Cichlidae demersal 3.6 endemic
Mylochromis mollis Softy hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis obtusus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.6 endemic
Mylochromis plagiotaenia Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Mylochromis semipalatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis sphaerodon Roundtooth hap Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis spilostichus Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Naevochromis chrysogaster Cichlidae demersal 4.0 endemic
Nimbochromis fuscotaeniatus Fuscotaeniatus Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Nimbochromis linni Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Nimbochromis livingstonii Cichlidae demersal 4.2 native
Nimbochromis polystigma Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Nimbochromis venustus Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Nothobranchius wattersi Nothobranchiidae pelagic 3.2 native
Nyassachromis boadzulu Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis breviceps Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Nyassachromis leuciscus Small green utaka Cichlidae demersal 2.5 endemic
Nyassachromis microcephalus Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis nigritaeniatus Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis prostoma Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Nyassachromis purpurans Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis serenus Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Opsaridium microcephalum Cyprinidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Opsaridium microlepis Lake salmon Cyprinidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Oreochromis karongae Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Oreochromis lidole Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Oreochromis saka Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Oreochromis shiranus Tilapia shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Oreochromis squamipinnis Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.1 endemic
Otopharynx antron Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Otopharynx argyrosoma Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Otopharynx auromarginatus Golden-margined hap Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Otopharynx brooksi Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Otopharynx decorus Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Otopharynx heterodon Royal blue hap Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Otopharynx lithobates Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Otopharynx ovatus Cichlidae demersal 4.0 endemic
Otopharynx pachycheilus Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Otopharynx selenurus Cichlidae demersal 2.8 endemic
Otopharynx speciosus Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Otopharynx spelaeotes Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Otopharynx tetraspilus Cichlidae demersal 2.7 endemic
Otopharynx tetrastigma Cichlidae demersal 3.4 native
Pallidochromis tokolosh Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Petrocephalus catostoma Churchill Mormyridae demersal 3.4 native
Petrotilapia chrysos Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Petrotilapia flaviventris Cichlidae pelagic 3.3 endemic
Petrotilapia genalutea Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Petrotilapia microgalana Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Petrotilapia mumboensis Cichlidae pelagic 3.3 endemic
Petrotilapia nigra Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Petrotilapia palingnathos Cichlidae pelagic 3.4 endemic
Petrotilapia pyroscelos Cichlidae pelagic 3.3 endemic
Petrotilapia tridentiger Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Petrotilapia xanthos Cichlidae pelagic 3.4 endemic
Placidochromis acuticeps Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis acutirostris Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis argyrogaster Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis boops Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis borealis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis chilolae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis communis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis domirae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis ecclesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis electra Deep-water hap Cichlidae demersal 2.8 endemic
Placidochromis elongatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis fuscus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis hennydaviesae Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis intermedius Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis johnstoni Cichlidae demersal 3.5 native
Placidochromis koningsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis lineatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis longimanus Cichlidae demersal 2.0 native
Placidochromis longirostris Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis longus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis lukomae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis macroceps Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis macrognathus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis mbunoides Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis milomo Super VC-10 hap Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis minor Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis minutus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis msakae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis nigribarbis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis nkhatae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis nkhotakotae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis obscurus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis ordinarius Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis orthognathus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis pallidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis phenochilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis platyrhynchos Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Placidochromis polli Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Placidochromis rotundifrons Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis subocularis Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Placidochromis trewavasae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis turneri Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis vulgaris Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Pollimyrus castelnaui Dwarf stonebasher Mormyridae demersal 3.2 native
Protomelas annectens Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Protomelas dejunctus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Protomelas fenestratus Fenestratus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Protomelas insignis One-and-a-half-stripe hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.5 endemic
Protomelas kirkii Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Protomelas labridens Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Protomelas macrodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Protomelas marginatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Protomelas pleurotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Protomelas similis Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Protomelas spilonotus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Protomelas spilopterus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Protomelas taeniolatus Spindle hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Protomelas triaenodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Protomelas virgatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 3.6 introduced
Pseudocrenilabrus philander Southern mouthbrooder Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Pseudotropheus ater Cichlidae demersal 2.4 endemic
Pseudotropheus benetos Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.2 endemic
Pseudotropheus brevis Cichlidae demersal 2.8 endemic
Pseudotropheus crabro Cichlidae demersal 3.8 endemic
Pseudotropheus cyaneorhabdos Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Pseudotropheus demasoni Cichlidae demersal 2.7 native
Pseudotropheus elongatus Elongate mbuna Cichlidae demersal 2.6 endemic
Pseudotropheus fuscoides Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Pseudotropheus fuscus Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus galanos Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Pseudotropheus interruptus Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus joanjohnsonae Pearl of Likoma Cichlidae demersal 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus johannii Bluegray mbuna Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus longior Cichlidae demersal 2.0 native
Pseudotropheus minutus Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus perileucos Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus perspicax Cichlidae demersal 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus purpuratus Cichlidae demersal 2.6 endemic
Pseudotropheus saulosi Cichlidae demersal 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus socolofi Pindani Cichlidae demersal 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus tursiops Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus williamsi Red top williamsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Rhamphochromis esox Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Rhamphochromis ferox Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Rhamphochromis longiceps Tigerfish Cichlidae pelagic 3.8 native
Rhamphochromis lucius Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Rhamphochromis macrophthalmus Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Rhamphochromis woodi Cichlidae demersal 3.8 endemic
Sciaenochromis ahli Electric blue hap Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Sciaenochromis benthicola Cichlidae demersal 4.1 endemic
Sciaenochromis fryeri Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Sciaenochromis psammophilus Electric blue kande Cichlidae demersal 3.8 native
Serranochromis robustus Yellow-belly bream Cichlidae demersal 4.1 native
Stigmatochromis macrorhynchos Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 endemic
Stigmatochromis melanchros Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.1 endemic
Stigmatochromis modestus Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Stigmatochromis pholidophorus Candle hap Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Stigmatochromis pleurospilus Cichlidae demersal 3.8 endemic
Stigmatochromis woodi Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Synodontis njassae Malawi squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Taeniochromis holotaenia Cichlidae demersal 3.8 endemic
Taeniolethrinops cyrtonotus Cichlidae demersal 3.0 endemic
Taeniolethrinops furcicauda Cichlidae demersal 2.8 endemic
Taeniolethrinops laticeps Cichlidae demersal 3.0 endemic
Taeniolethrinops praeorbitalis Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Tilapia sparrmanii Banded tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Tramitichromis brevis Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Tramitichromis intermedius Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Tramitichromis lituris Cichlidae demersal 3.3 endemic
Tramitichromis trilineatus Cichlidae demersal 3.5 endemic
Tramitichromis variabilis Cichlidae demersal 3.2 endemic
Trematocranus labifer Cichlidae demersal 3.1 endemic
Trematocranus microstoma Haplochromis placodon pointed head Cichlidae demersal 3.4 endemic
Trematocranus placodon Cichlidae demersal 3.4 native
Tropheops gracilior Cichlidae demersal 2.1 endemic
Tropheops lucerna Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Tropheops macrophthalmus Cichlidae demersal 2.1 endemic
Tropheops microstoma Cichlidae demersal 2.8 endemic
Tropheops modestus Cichlidae demersal 2.3 endemic
Tropheops novemfasciatus Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Tropheops romandi Cichlidae demersal 2.3 endemic
Tropheops tropheops Cichlidae demersal 2.0 endemic
Tylochromis polylepis Cichlidae demersal 3.0 questionable
Tyrannochromis macrostoma Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Tyrannochromis maculiceps Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Tyrannochromis nigriventer Cichlidae demersal 4.2 endemic
Tyrannochromis polyodon Cichlidae demersal 4.1 endemic
Zaireichthys compactus Amphiliidae demersal 3.0 native
Zaireichthys lacustris Amphiliidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Zaireichthys maravensis Amphiliidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Zaireichthys monomotapa Eastern sand catlet Amphiliidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Zaireichthys rotundiceps Spotted sand catlet Amphiliidae demersal 3.4 misidentification
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