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

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Africa
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Haplochromis acidens Greenwood, 1967

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Haplochromis acidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis adolphifrederici
[]



Africa
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Haplochromis aelocephalus Greenwood, 1959

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Haplochromis aelocephalus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Haplochromis aeneocolor Greenwood, 1973

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis aeneocolor
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis akika
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Haplochromis albertianus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL
Haplochromis altigenis Regan, 1922

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Haplochromis altigenis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Haplochromis ampullarostratus Schraml, 2004

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis ampullarostratus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis angustifrons
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis annectidens
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL
Haplochromis antleter Mietes & Witte, 2010

Photo by Photo by Moser, F. / eawag
 
Haplochromis antleter
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis apogonoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis arcanus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Haplochromis argens de Zeeuw, Westbroek & Witte, 2013

Photo by Photo by Christie, B.L.
 
Haplochromis argens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis argenteus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis artaxerxes
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis astatodon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Haplochromis avium
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis azureus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Haplochromis barbarae Greenwood, 1967

Photo by Photo by Anseeuw, D.
 
Haplochromis barbarae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis bareli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis bartoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis bayoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis beadlei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Haplochromis bicolor
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis boops
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Haplochromis brownae Greenwood, 1962

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Haplochromis brownae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis bullatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis bwathondii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis cassius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis cavifrons
[]



Africa
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Haplochromis chilotes (Boulenger, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis chilotes
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Haplochromis chlorochrous
[]



Africa
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Haplochromis chromogynos Greenwood, 1959

Photo by Photo by Bauman, K.
 
Haplochromis chromogynos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis chrysogynaion
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Haplochromis cinctus Greenwood & Gee, 1969

Photo by Photo by Moser, F. / eawag
 
Haplochromis cinctus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis cinereus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis cnester
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Haplochromis commutabilis Schraml, 2004

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis commutabilis
[Kachira Blue]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis coprologus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Haplochromis crassilabris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis crebridens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis crocopeplus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis cronus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Haplochromis cryptodon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis cryptogramma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis cyaneus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis decticostoma
[]



Africa
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL
Haplochromis degeni (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Ekenberg, A.
 
Haplochromis degeni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis dentex
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis dichrourus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Haplochromis diplotaenia
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis dolichorhynchus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Haplochromis dolorosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis eduardianus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Haplochromis eduardii Regan, 1921

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis eduardii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm

 
Haplochromis elegans
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis empodisma
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL
Haplochromis engystoma Trewavas, 1933

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis engystoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis erythrocephalus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Haplochromis erythromaculatus De Vos, Snoeks & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1991

Photo by Photo by Grimm, M.
 
Haplochromis erythromaculatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Haplochromis estor
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Haplochromis eutaenia
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Haplochromis exspectatus Schraml, 2004

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis exspectatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Haplochromis fischeri Seegers, 2008

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Haplochromis fischeri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis flavipinnis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis flavus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Haplochromis fuelleborni (Hilgendorf & Pappenheim, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Haplochromis fuelleborni
[Fuelleborn's mouthbrooder]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Haplochromis fuscus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Haplochromis fusiformis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis gigas
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm TL

 
Haplochromis gigliolii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Haplochromis gilberti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis goldschmidti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis gowersii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis gracilior
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis granti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis graueri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis greenwoodi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis guiarti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis harpakteridion
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis heusinkveldi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis hiatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis howesi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis humilior
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Haplochromis humilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis igneopinnis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis insidiae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis iris
[]



Africa
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL
Haplochromis ishmaeli Boulenger, 1906

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis ishmaeli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis kamiranzovu
[]



Africa
Max. Length 9.9 cm TL
Haplochromis katavi Seegers, 1996

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Haplochromis katavi
[Katavi mouthbrooder]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis katonga
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis katunzii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis kujunjui
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Haplochromis labiatus Trewavas, 1933

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis labiatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis labriformis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis lacrimosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis laparogramma
[]



Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Haplochromis latifasciatus Regan, 1929

Photo by Photo by Hagblom, F.
 
Haplochromis latifasciatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Haplochromis limax Trewavas, 1933

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Haplochromis limax
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis lividus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Haplochromis loati
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis longirostris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis luteus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Haplochromis macconneli Greenwood, 1974

Photo by Photo by Smith, M.
 
Haplochromis macconneli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis macrocephalus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis macrognathus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis macrops
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis macropsoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis maculipinna
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm TL

 
Haplochromis mahagiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis maisomei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Haplochromis malacophagus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis mandibularis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis martini
[]



Africa
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Haplochromis maxillaris Trewavas, 1928

Photo by Photo by KMFRI
 
Haplochromis maxillaris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis mbipi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis megalops
[]



Africa
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Haplochromis melanopterus Trewavas, 1928

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Haplochromis melanopterus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Haplochromis melanopus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis melichrous
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Haplochromis mentatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis mento
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis michaeli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis microchrysomelas
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis microdon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Haplochromis multiocellatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis mylergates
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis mylodon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis nanoserranus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Haplochromis nigrescens
[]



Africa
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Haplochromis nigricans (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Haplochromis nigricans
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Haplochromis nigripinnis Regan, 1921

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis nigripinnis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis nigroides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis niloticus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Haplochromis nubilus (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Haplochromis nubilus
[Blue Victoria mouthbrooder]



Africa
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Haplochromis nuchisquamulatus (Hilgendorf, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Chili?ski, J.K.
 
Haplochromis nuchisquamulatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis nyanzae
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Haplochromis nyererei Witte-Maas & Witte, 1985

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis nyererei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Haplochromis obesus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Haplochromis obliquidens (Hilgendorf, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Wickham, M.
 
Haplochromis obliquidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis obtusidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis occultidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis oligolepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis olivaceus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL
Haplochromis omnicaeruleus (Seehausen & Bouton, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Seehausen, O.
 
Haplochromis omnicaeruleus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis oregosoma
[]



Africa
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Haplochromis orthostoma Regan, 1922

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Haplochromis orthostoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis pachycephalus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis pallidus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Haplochromis paludinosus (Greenwood, 1980)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Haplochromis paludinosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis pancitrinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis pappenheimi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis paradoxus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL
Haplochromis paraguiarti Greenwood, 1967

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis paraguiarti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis paraplagiostoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis paropius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis parorthostoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis parvidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis paucidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis pellegrini
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis percoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis perrieri
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Haplochromis petronius Greenwood, 1973

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis petronius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Haplochromis pharyngalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis pharyngomylus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis phytophagus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Haplochromis piceatus Greenwood & Gee, 1969

Photo by Photo by Ekenberg, A.
 
Haplochromis piceatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Haplochromis pitmani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm TL

 
Haplochromis placodus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis plagiodon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis plagiostoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis plutonius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Haplochromis prodromus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis prognathus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Haplochromis pseudopellegrini
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis ptistes
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis pundamilia
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Haplochromis pyrrhocephalus Witte & Witte-Maas, 1987

Photo by Photo by R A Hill ARPS
 
Haplochromis pyrrhocephalus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis pyrrhopteryx
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis retrodens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis riponianus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis rubescens
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Haplochromis rubripinnis (Seehausen, Lippitsch & Bouton, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Ekenberg, A.
 
Haplochromis rubripinnis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Haplochromis rudolfianus Trewavas, 1933

Photo by Photo by KMFRI
 
Haplochromis rudolfianus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL
Haplochromis rufocaudalis (Seehausen & Bouton, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Ekenberg, A.
 
Haplochromis rufocaudalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis rufus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis sauvagei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis saxicola
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis scheffersi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis schubotzi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis schubotziellus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis serranus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis serridens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis simotes
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis simpsoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Haplochromis smithii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis snoeksi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Haplochromis spekii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Haplochromis sphex
[]



Africa
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL
Haplochromis squamipinnis Regan, 1921

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis squamipinnis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis squamulatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis sulphureus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Haplochromis tanaos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Haplochromis taurinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis teegelaari
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis teunisrasi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis theliodon
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Haplochromis thereuterion van Oijen & Witte, 1996

Photo by Photo by Ekenberg, A.
 
Haplochromis thereuterion
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Haplochromis thuragnathus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis tridens
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Haplochromis turkanae Greenwood, 1974

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis turkanae
[Turkana haplo]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis tyrianthinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis ushindi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Haplochromis vanheusdeni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis vanoijeni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis velifer
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Haplochromis venator
[]



Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Haplochromis vicarius Trewavas, 1933

Photo by Photo by Schraml, E.
 
Haplochromis vicarius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis victoriae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.6 cm SL

 
Haplochromis victorianus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis vittatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Haplochromis vonlinnei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Haplochromis welcommei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Haplochromis worthingtoni
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Haplochromis xanthopteryx (Seehausen & Bouton, 1998)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Haplochromis xanthopteryx
[]



Africa
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Haplochromis xenognathus Greenwood, 1957

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Haplochromis xenognathus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.3 cm SL

 
Haplochromis xenostoma
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Haplochromis acidens Africa 12.8 SL 1967
Haplochromis adolphifrederici Africa 11.4 SL 1914
Haplochromis aelocephalus Africa 12 SL 1959
Haplochromis aeneocolor Africa 7.5 SL 1973
Haplochromis akika Africa 7.7 SL 2003
Haplochromis albertianus Africa 10 TL 1929
Haplochromis altigenis Africa 20.2 SL 1922
Haplochromis ampullarostratus Africa 7.2 SL 2004
Haplochromis angustifrons Africa 9 SL 1914
Haplochromis annectidens Africa 6.7 SL 1933
Haplochromis antleter Africa 7.0 SL 2010
Haplochromis apogonoides Africa 13.2 SL 1967
Haplochromis arcanus Africa 14.2 SL 1969
Haplochromis argens Africa 7.6 SL 2013
Haplochromis argenteus Africa 20.2 SL 1922
Haplochromis artaxerxes Africa 14.7 SL 1962
Haplochromis astatodon Africa 10.1 SL 1921
Haplochromis avium Africa 5.2 TL 1929
Haplochromis azureus Africa 9.6 SL 1998
Haplochromis barbarae Africa 10.6 SL 1967
Haplochromis bareli Africa 12.5 SL 1991
Haplochromis bartoni Africa 19.5 SL 1962
Haplochromis bayoni Africa 15.4 SL 1909
Haplochromis beadlei Africa 11.8 SL 1933
Haplochromis bicolor Africa 15 SL 1906
Haplochromis boops Africa 19.4 SL 1967
Haplochromis brownae Africa 10.4 SL 1962
Haplochromis bullatus Africa 6.5 SL 1938
Haplochromis bwathondii Africa 8.2 SL 2010
Haplochromis cassius Africa 9.8 SL 1978
Haplochromis cavifrons Africa 19.5 SL 1888
Haplochromis chilotes Africa 14.8 SL 1911
Haplochromis chlorochrous Africa 12 SL 1969
Haplochromis chromogynos Africa 11 SL 1959
Haplochromis chrysogynaion Africa 9.1 SL 1991
Haplochromis cinctus Africa 8.8 SL 1969
Haplochromis cinereus Africa 8.1 SL 1906
Haplochromis cnester Africa 8.1 SL 1981
Haplochromis commutabilis Kachira Blue Africa 10.4 SL 2004
Haplochromis coprologus Africa 7.5 SL 2010
Haplochromis crassilabris Africa 15 TL 1906
Haplochromis crebridens Africa 10.4 SL 1990
Haplochromis crocopeplus Africa 10.1 SL 1978
Haplochromis cronus Africa 13.5 SL 1959
Haplochromis cryptodon Africa 13 SL 1959
Haplochromis cryptogramma Africa 9.4 SL 1969
Haplochromis cyaneus Africa 10.7 SL 1998
Haplochromis decticostoma Africa 22.9 SL 1969
Haplochromis degeni Africa 15.4 SL 1906
Haplochromis dentex Africa 15.9 SL 1922
Haplochromis dichrourus Africa 18.6 SL 1922
Haplochromis diplotaenia Africa 11 SL 1928
Haplochromis dolichorhynchus Africa 11.9 SL 1969
Haplochromis dolorosus Africa 12 TL 1933
Haplochromis eduardianus Africa 7.9 SL 1914
Haplochromis eduardii Africa 14.5 TL 1921
Haplochromis elegans Africa 7.3 1933
Haplochromis empodisma Africa 11.7 SL 1960
Haplochromis engystoma Africa 8.6 TL 1933
Haplochromis erythrocephalus Africa 7.7 SL 1969
Haplochromis erythromaculatus Africa 10.3 SL 1991
Haplochromis estor Africa 17 SL 1929
Haplochromis eutaenia Africa 10.5 TL 1928
Haplochromis exspectatus Africa 8.5 SL 2004
Haplochromis fischeri Africa 10.5 SL 2008
Haplochromis flavipinnis Africa 15.6 SL 1906
Haplochromis flavus Africa 11.9 SL 1998
Haplochromis fuelleborni Fuelleborn's mouthbrooder Africa 12 TL 1903
Haplochromis fuscus Africa 9.5 TL 1925
Haplochromis fusiformis Africa 11 SL 1969
Haplochromis gigas Africa 14.2 SL 1998
Haplochromis gigliolii Africa 10.3 TL 1896
Haplochromis gilberti Africa 15 SL 1969
Haplochromis goldschmidti Africa 6.9 SL 2013
Haplochromis gowersii Africa 22.4 SL 1928
Haplochromis gracilior Africa 10.4 SL 1914
Haplochromis granti Africa 12.2 SL 1906
Haplochromis graueri Africa 11.8 SL 1914
Haplochromis greenwoodi Africa 13.5 SL 1998
Haplochromis guiarti Africa 17.7 SL 1904
Haplochromis harpakteridion Africa 8.1 SL 1991
Haplochromis heusinkveldi Africa 7.6 SL 1987
Haplochromis hiatus Africa 11.2 SL 1981
Haplochromis howesi Africa 16.3 SL 1992
Haplochromis humilior Africa 9 SL 1911
Haplochromis humilis Africa 11.5 TL 1866
Haplochromis igneopinnis Africa 10.8 SL 1998
Haplochromis insidiae Africa 9.4 SL 1994
Haplochromis iris Africa 11.6 SL 1981
Haplochromis ishmaeli Africa 13.6 SL 1906
Haplochromis kamiranzovu Africa 9.4 SL 1984
Haplochromis katavi Katavi mouthbrooder Africa 9.9 TL 1996
Haplochromis katonga Africa 6.9 SL 2010
Haplochromis katunzii Africa 7.9 SL 2010
Haplochromis kujunjui Africa 10.3 SL 1991
Haplochromis labiatus Africa 10.9 SL 1933
Haplochromis labriformis Africa 6.2 SL 1938
Haplochromis lacrimosus Africa 9.7 SL 1906
Haplochromis laparogramma Africa 8.5 SL 1969
Haplochromis latifasciatus Africa 11 TL 1929
Haplochromis limax Africa 8.4 SL 1933
Haplochromis lividus Africa 9 SL 1956
Haplochromis loati Africa 5.2 TL 1971
Haplochromis longirostris Africa 14.5 SL 1888
Haplochromis luteus Africa 13.3 SL 1998
Haplochromis macconneli Africa 7.7 SL 1974
Haplochromis macrocephalus Africa 10.6 SL 1998
Haplochromis macrognathus Africa 17.4 SL 1922
Haplochromis macrops Africa 9.1 SL 1911
Haplochromis macropsoides Africa 7.7 SL 1973
Haplochromis maculipinna Africa 16.6 SL 1913
Haplochromis mahagiensis Africa 8.5 TL 1937
Haplochromis maisomei Africa 9.8 SL 1991
Haplochromis malacophagus Africa 12 TL 1939
Haplochromis mandibularis Africa 17.4 SL 1962
Haplochromis martini Africa 10.4 SL 1906
Haplochromis maxillaris Africa 16 SL 1928
Haplochromis mbipi Africa 13.1 SL 1998
Haplochromis megalops Africa 8.1 SL 1969
Haplochromis melanopterus Africa 12.7 SL 1928
Haplochromis melanopus Africa 10 TL 1922
Haplochromis melichrous Africa 10.7 SL 1969
Haplochromis mentatus Africa 11.5 TL 1925
Haplochromis mento Africa 17.8 SL 1922
Haplochromis michaeli Africa 14.5 SL 1928
Haplochromis microchrysomelas Africa 8.3 SL 1994
Haplochromis microdon Africa 14.8 SL 1906
Haplochromis multiocellatus Africa 12 TL 1913
Haplochromis mylergates Africa 13.7 SL 1978
Haplochromis mylodon Africa 11.5 SL 1973
Haplochromis nanoserranus Africa 7.6 SL 1978
Haplochromis nigrescens Africa 11.5 TL 1909
Haplochromis nigricans Africa 9.4 SL 1906
Haplochromis nigripinnis Africa 6.8 SL 1921
Haplochromis nigroides Africa 7.5 SL 1928
Haplochromis niloticus Africa 10.2 SL 1960
Haplochromis nubilus Blue Victoria mouthbrooder Africa 9.3 SL 1906
Haplochromis nuchisquamulatus Africa 11.3 SL 1888
Haplochromis nyanzae Africa 17.1 SL 1962
Haplochromis nyererei Africa 7.7 SL 1985
Haplochromis obesus Africa 17 SL 1906
Haplochromis obliquidens Africa 8.9 SL 1888
Haplochromis obtusidens Africa 11.4 SL 1928
Haplochromis occultidens Africa 12.3 SL 1988
Haplochromis oligolepis Africa 8.3 SL 2003
Haplochromis olivaceus Africa 8.9 SL 1990
Haplochromis omnicaeruleus Africa 11.9 SL 1998
Haplochromis oregosoma Africa 7.3 SL 1973
Haplochromis orthostoma Africa 9.1 SL 1922
Haplochromis pachycephalus Africa 23.2 SL 1967
Haplochromis pallidus Africa 7.4 SL 1911
Haplochromis paludinosus Africa 14 SL 1980
Haplochromis pancitrinus Africa 8.6 SL 2010
Haplochromis pappenheimi Africa 6.1 SL 1914
Haplochromis paradoxus Africa 7.4 SL 2003
Haplochromis paraguiarti Africa 15.6 SL 1967
Haplochromis paraplagiostoma Africa 9.8 SL 1969
Haplochromis paropius Africa 8.7 SL 1969
Haplochromis parorthostoma Africa 11.7 SL 1967
Haplochromis parvidens Africa 16.3 SL 1911
Haplochromis paucidens Africa 10.6 SL 1921
Haplochromis pellegrini Africa 10.4 SL 1922
Haplochromis percoides Africa 9.3 SL 1906
Haplochromis perrieri Africa 6 SL 1909
Haplochromis petronius Africa 8.8 SL 1973
Haplochromis pharyngalis Africa 10.5 TL 1939
Haplochromis pharyngomylus Africa 12.6 SL 1929
Haplochromis phytophagus Africa 8.6 SL 1966
Haplochromis piceatus Africa 9 SL 1969
Haplochromis pitmani Africa 5.5 TL 1936
Haplochromis placodus Africa 12.8 TL 1939
Haplochromis plagiodon Africa 8.5 SL 1928
Haplochromis plagiostoma Africa 14.7 SL 1922
Haplochromis plutonius Africa 9.6 SL 1978
Haplochromis prodromus Africa 13 SL 1935
Haplochromis prognathus Africa 14.1 SL 1904
Haplochromis pseudopellegrini Africa 15 SL 1967
Haplochromis ptistes Africa 10.6 SL 1978
Haplochromis pundamilia Africa 12.4 SL 1998
Haplochromis pyrrhocephalus Africa 7.3 SL 1987
Haplochromis pyrrhopteryx Africa 19.7 SL 1991
Haplochromis retrodens Africa 14.4 SL 1888
Haplochromis riponianus Africa 10.4 SL 1911
Haplochromis rubescens Africa 11.4 SL 1994
Haplochromis rubripinnis Africa 10.4 SL 1998
Haplochromis rudolfianus Africa 5.8 SL 1933
Haplochromis rufocaudalis Africa 10.0 SL 1998
Haplochromis rufus Africa 8.6 SL 1998
Haplochromis sauvagei Africa 10.5 SL 1896
Haplochromis saxicola Africa 12.3 SL 1960
Haplochromis scheffersi Africa 8.5 SL 1987
Haplochromis schubotzi Africa 12.5 SL 1914
Haplochromis schubotziellus Africa 7.9 SL 1973
Haplochromis serranus Africa 20.5 SL 1896
Haplochromis serridens Africa 8 SL 1925
Haplochromis simotes Africa 8.7 SL 1911
Haplochromis simpsoni Africa 11.4 SL 1965
Haplochromis smithii Africa 22 TL 1861
Haplochromis snoeksi Africa 9.3 SL 2010
Haplochromis spekii Africa 22 SL 1906
Haplochromis sphex Africa 8.2 SL 2010
Haplochromis squamipinnis Africa 20.2 SL 1921
Haplochromis squamulatus Africa 19.8 SL 1922
Haplochromis sulphureus Africa 10.9 SL 1978
Haplochromis tanaos Africa 7.7 SL 1996
Haplochromis taurinus Africa 14 SL 1933
Haplochromis teegelaari Africa 10.1 SL 1978
Haplochromis teunisrasi Africa 9.6 SL 1981
Haplochromis theliodon Africa 9.5 SL 1960
Haplochromis thereuterion Africa 8.2 SL 1996
Haplochromis thuragnathus Africa 20 SL 1967
Haplochromis tridens Africa 11.9 SL 1928
Haplochromis turkanae Turkana haplo Africa 8.6 SL 1974
Haplochromis tyrianthinus Africa 10.5 SL 1969
Haplochromis ushindi Africa 22.6 SL 2004
Haplochromis vanheusdeni Africa 8.4 SL 2014
Haplochromis vanoijeni Africa 8.9 SL 2010
Haplochromis velifer Africa 10.8 SL 1933
Haplochromis venator Africa 17.8 SL 1965
Haplochromis vicarius Africa 11 TL 1933
Haplochromis victoriae Africa 7.6 SL 1956
Haplochromis victorianus Africa 16.6 SL 1904
Haplochromis vittatus Africa 19.1 SL 1901
Haplochromis vonlinnei Africa 15.9 SL 2008
Haplochromis welcommei Africa 10.5 SL 1966
Haplochromis worthingtoni Africa 14.1 SL 1929
Haplochromis xanthopteryx Africa 10.7 SL 1998
Haplochromis xenognathus Africa 11.3 SL 1957
Haplochromis xenostoma Africa 20.3 SL 1922



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