Species in Lake Malawi
     n= 462 (Incomplete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Abactochromis labrosus Cichlidae demersal 14.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Alticorpus geoffreyi Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.9 TL 2.7 endemic
Alticorpus macrocleithrum Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.5 TL 3.5 endemic
Alticorpus mentale Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.5 TL 2.7 endemic
Alticorpus peterdaviesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Alticorpus profundicola Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.1 TL 2.8 endemic
Amphilius chalei Amphiliidae demersal 8.5 TL 3.0 native
Anguilla labiata African mottled eel Anguillidae demersal 175.0 TL 3.8 native
Aristochromis christyi Cichlidae benthopelagic 30.0 TL 4.0 endemic
Astatotilapia calliptera Eastern happy Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.3 TL 3.0 native
Aulonocara aquilonium Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.4 TL 3.5 native
Aulonocara auditor Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.8 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara baenschi Nkhomo-benga peacock Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara brevinidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.6 TL 3.5 native
Aulonocara brevirostre Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.8 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara ethelwynnae Chitande aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.7 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara gertrudae Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.4 TL 3.6 native
Aulonocara guentheri Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara hansbaenschi Aulonocara Fort Maguire Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.3 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara hueseri Night aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.6 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi Fairy cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 3.6 endemic
Aulonocara kandeensis Blue orchid aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.5 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara koningsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.3 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara korneliae Aulonocara chizumulu Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.5 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara maylandi Sulfurhead Aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara nyassae Emperor cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.8 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara rostratum Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara saulosi Greenface aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.2 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara steveni Pale Usisya aulonocara Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.9 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara stonemani Cichlidae demersal 6.7 TL 3.3 endemic
Aulonocara stuartgranti Flavescent peacock Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.8 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara trematocephalum Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Bagrus meridionalis Kampoyo Bagridae demersal 183.0 TL 3.9 native
Bagrus orientalis Bagridae demersal 44.7 TL 3.8 native
Bathyclarias atribranchus Clariidae demersal 60.0 TL 3.1 endemic
Bathyclarias euryodon Clariidae demersal 105.0 TL 3.9 endemic
Bathyclarias filicibarbis Clariidae demersal 79.2 TL 4.1 endemic
Bathyclarias foveolatus Clariidae demersal 91.5 TL 3.8 endemic
Bathyclarias longibarbis Clariidae demersal 76.0 TL 3.8 endemic
Bathyclarias nyasensis Clariidae benthopelagic 122.0 TL 3.7 endemic
Bathyclarias rotundifrons Clariidae demersal 68.1 TL 3.8 endemic
Bathyclarias worthingtoni Clariidae demersal 97.6 TL 4.0 endemic
Brycinus imberi Spot-tail Alestidae demersal 19.8 TL 3.3 native
Buccochromis atritaeniatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 28.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Buccochromis heterotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 40.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Buccochromis lepturus Slender tail hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 41.7 TL 4.2 endemic
Buccochromis nototaenia Stripeback hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 23.0 TL 4.0 endemic
Buccochromis oculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 28.0 TL 4.1 endemic
Buccochromis rhoadesii Cichlidae benthopelagic 34.1 TL 4.2 endemic
Buccochromis spectabilis Cichlidae benthopelagic 25.6 TL 4.1 endemic
Caprichromis liemi Happy Cichlidae benthopelagic 23.3 TL 4.0 endemic
Caprichromis orthognathus Cichlidae benthopelagic 19.5 TL 4.0 endemic
Champsochromis caeruleus Cichlidae benthopelagic 32.2 TL 4.2 endemic
Champsochromis spilorhynchus Cichlidae benthopelagic 30.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Cheilochromis euchilus Malawi thick lip Cichlidae benthopelagic 35.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Chiloglanis neumanni Neumann's suckermouth Mochokidae benthopelagic 7.9 TL 2.8 native
Chilotilapia rhoadesii Bream Cichlidae benthopelagic 22.5 TL 3.4 native
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Clariidae benthopelagic 170.0 TL 3.8 native
Clarias liocephalus Smoothhead catfish Clariidae demersal 32.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias ngamensis Blunt-toothed African catfish Clariidae demersal 73.0 TL 4.3 native
Clarias theodorae Snake catfish Clariidae demersal 35.0 TL 3.5 native
Copadichromis atripinnis Cichlidae pelagic 12.6 TL 3.3 native
Copadichromis azureus Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.6 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis borleyi Haplochromis borleyi redfin Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis chizumuluensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis chrysonotus Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.3 TL 3.4 native
Copadichromis cyaneus Cichlidae benthopelagic 19.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis cyanocephalus Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis diplostigma Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.7 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis geertsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.6 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis ilesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.9 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis insularis Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.5 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis jacksoni Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.3 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis likomae Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis mbenjii Haplochromis quads Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis melas Cichlidae demersal 10.8 TL 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis mloto Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.5 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis nkatae Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.5 TL 2.8 endemic
Copadichromis parvus Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.7 TL 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis pleurostigma Cichlidae benthopelagic 19.5 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis pleurostigmoides Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis quadrimaculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 2.6 endemic
Copadichromis trewavasae Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.9 TL 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis trimaculatus Verduya's hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 19.6 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis verduyni Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Copadichromis virginalis Lake Malawi utaka Cichlidae demersal 13.2 TL 3.4 endemic
Coptodon rendalli Redbreast tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 45.0 TL 2.3 native
Corematodus shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 27.0 TL 4.4 endemic
Corematodus taeniatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 19.0 TL 4.4 endemic
Ctenopharynx intermedius Blackspot climbing perch Cichlidae benthopelagic 21.0 TL 3.4 native
Ctenopharynx nitidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.9 TL 3.5 endemic
Ctenopharynx pictus Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.6 TL 3.0 endemic
Cyathochromis obliquidens Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 2.0 native
Cynotilapia afra Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.3 TL 3.4 endemic
Cynotilapia axelrodi Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.4 TL 3.4 endemic
Cynotilapia pulpican Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.7 TL 3.3 endemic
Cyphomyrus discorhynchus Zambesi parrotfish Mormyridae demersal 37.8 TL 3.2 native
Cyrtocara moorii Hump-head Cichlidae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Dimidiochromis compressiceps Malawi eyebiter Cichlidae benthopelagic 23.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Dimidiochromis dimidiatus Ncheni type haplochromis Cichlidae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 4.0 endemic
Dimidiochromis kiwinge Cichlidae benthopelagic 30.0 TL 4.2 native
Dimidiochromis strigatus Haplochromis sunset Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.4 TL 3.8 native
Diplotaxodon aeneus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17.1 TL 4.0 endemic
Diplotaxodon apogon Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.3 TL 3.9 endemic
Diplotaxodon argenteus Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.9 TL 4.2 endemic
Diplotaxodon ecclesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 17.8 TL 4.2 endemic
Diplotaxodon greenwoodi Cichlidae benthopelagic 30.1 TL 4.2 endemic
Diplotaxodon limnothrissa Cichlidae pelagic 18.8 TL 3.1 endemic
Diplotaxodon macrops Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.3 TL 2.8 endemic
Docimodus evelynae Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.5 TL 3.4 endemic
Docimodus johnstoni Cichlidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Eclectochromis lobochilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.5 TL 3.3 endemic
Eclectochromis ornatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 22.2 TL 3.4 endemic
Engraulicypris sardella Lake Malawi sardine Cyprinidae demersal 13.0 TL 2.9 endemic
Enteromius arcislongae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 3.0 endemic
Enteromius atkinsoni Dash-dot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.9 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius eutaenia Orangefin barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 17.1 TL 3.2 questionable
Enteromius innocens Inconspicious barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 2.4 native
Enteromius litamba Cyprinidae benthopelagic 42.7 TL 4.0 endemic
Enteromius macrotaenia Broadband barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.9 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius oligogrammus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.2 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius paludinosus Straightfin barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18.3 TL 2.9 native
Enteromius radiatus Redeye barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 14.6 TL 2.8 native
Enteromius seymouri Cyprinidae benthopelagic 13.2 TL 3.0 endemic
Enteromius trimaculatus Threespot barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 18.3 TL 3.2 native
Exochochromis anagenys Threespot torpedo Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.4 TL 4.2 endemic
Fossorochromis rostratus Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.4 TL 3.4 endemic
Genyochromis mento Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.6 TL 4.4 endemic
Gephyrochromis lawsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.8 TL 3.3 endemic
Gephyrochromis moorii Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Hemigrammopetersius barnardi Barnard's robber Alestidae pelagic 8.5 TL 3.4 native
Hemitaeniochromis brachyrhynchus Cichlidae pelagic 150.8 TL 3.8 endemic
Hemitaeniochromis urotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 22.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Hemitilapia oxyrhyncha Giant Haplochromis Cichlidae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 2.0 native
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Clariidae demersal 183.0 TL 3.7 native
Iodotropheus declivitas Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.9 TL 3.3 native
Iodotropheus sprengerae Lavender mbuna Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.2 TL 4.0 endemic
Iodotropheus stuartgranti Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Labeo altivelis Rednose labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 49.0 TL 2.0 native
Labeo cylindricus Redeye labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 30.5 TL 2.0 native
Labeo mesops Tana labeo Cyprinidae benthopelagic 39.0 TL 2.0 native
Labeo worthingtoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26.0 TL 2.3 endemic
Labeobarbus johnstonii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 61.0 TL 2.0 native
Labeobarbus latirostris Cyprinidae benthopelagic 45.1 TL 3.2 endemic
Labeobarbus nthuwa Cyprinidae benthopelagic 28.8 TL 3.2 endemic
Labeotropheus fuelleborni Blue mbuna Cichlidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.8 native
Labeotropheus trewavasae Scrapermouth mbuna Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.7 TL 3.3 endemic
Labidochromis caeruleus Blue streak hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.9 TL 2.6 endemic
Labidochromis chisumulae Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.1 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis flavigulis Chisumulu pearl Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.3 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis freibergi Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis gigas Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.2 TL 2.6 endemic
Labidochromis heterodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.9 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis ianthinus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.0 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis lividus Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.7 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis maculicauda Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 3.3 endemic
Labidochromis mathotho Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.0 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis mbenjii Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis mylodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.0 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis pallidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.2 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.5 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis strigatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.4 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis textilis Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.3 TL 2.7 endemic
Labidochromis vellicans Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.2 TL 2.0 endemic
Labidochromis zebroides Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.5 TL 2.7 endemic
Lacustricola katangae Striped topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.5 TL 3.3 questionable
Lethrinops albus Cichlidae demersal 16.5 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops altus Cichlidae demersal 15.8 TL 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops argenteus Cichlidae demersal 19.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops auritus Golden sand-eater Cichlidae demersal 14.0 TL 3.0 endemic
Lethrinops christyi Cichlidae demersal 18.3 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops furcifer Greenface sandsifter Cichlidae demersal 19.5 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops gossei Cichlidae demersal 17.6 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops leptodon Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops lethrinus Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops longimanus Cichlidae demersal 18.7 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops longipinnis Cichlidae demersal 19.5 TL 3.3 endemic
Lethrinops lunaris Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.6 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops macracanthus Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 2.8 endemic
Lethrinops macrochir Cichlidae demersal 13.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops marginatus Lethrinops rounded head Cichlidae demersal 13.4 TL 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops micrentodon Cichlidae demersal 11.5 TL 2.0 endemic
Lethrinops microdon Cichlidae demersal 16.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Lethrinops microstoma Littletooth sandeater Cichlidae demersal 14.5 TL 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops mylodon Cichlidae demersal 24.6 TL 3.4 endemic
Lethrinops oculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.5 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops parvidens Lethrinops red flush Cichlidae demersal 17.1 TL 3.3 endemic
Lethrinops stridei Cichlidae demersal 15.9 TL 2.0 endemic
Lethrinops turneri Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.5 TL 3.2 endemic
Lichnochromis acuticeps Malawi gar Cichlidae demersal 14.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Marcusenius livingstonii Mormyridae demersal 36.6 TL 3.1 native
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Bulldog Mormyridae demersal 32.0 TL 3.2 native
Marcusenius nyasensis Mormyridae demersal 36.6 TL 3.1 native
Mastacembelus shiranus Malawi spinyeel Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 26.0 TL 4.0 endemic
Maylandia barlowi Cichlidae demersal 9.9 TL 3.4 endemic
Maylandia benetos Cichlidae demersal 9.9 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia callainos Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.8 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia chrysomallos Cichlidae demersal 10.9 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia cyneusmarginata Cichlidae demersal 9.8 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia elegans Cichlidae demersal 16.1 TL 4.0 endemic
Maylandia emmiltos Cichlidae demersal 10.3 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia estherae Red zebra Cichlidae demersal 9.7 TL 2.0 native
Maylandia flavifemina Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.4 TL 2.5 endemic
Maylandia glaucos Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.4 TL 2.6 endemic
Maylandia greshakei William's mbuna Cichlidae demersal 13.4 TL 2.0 endemic
Maylandia hajomaylandi Cichlidae demersal 12.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Maylandia heteropicta Cichlidae demersal 10.5 TL 2.7 endemic
Maylandia lanisticola Cichlidae demersal 6.6 TL 2.7 endemic
Maylandia livingstonii Cichlidae demersal 15.0 TL 3.7 endemic
Maylandia lombardoi Cichlidae demersal 10.6 TL 2.7 endemic
Maylandia lundoense Cichlidae pelagic 10.2 TL 2.5 endemic
Maylandia mbenjii Cichlidae demersal 10.8 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia melabranchion Cichlidae demersal 12.9 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia midomo Cichlidae pelagic 12.0 TL 2.5 endemic
Maylandia mossambica Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.7 TL 2.5 endemic
Maylandia nigrodorsalis Cichlidae pelagic 10.2 TL 2.5 endemic
Maylandia nkhunguensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.9 TL 2.6 endemic
Maylandia pambazuko Cichlidae pelagic 9.3 TL 2.5 endemic
Maylandia phaeos Cichlidae demersal 10.6 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia pursa Cichlidae demersal 7.4 TL 2.0 native
Maylandia pyrsonotos Cichlidae demersal 9.4 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia sandaracinos Cichlidae demersal 8.9 TL 2.6 native
Maylandia sciasma Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.7 TL 2.6 endemic
Maylandia tarakiki Cichlidae pelagic 14.6 TL 2.4 endemic
Maylandia thapsinogen Cichlidae demersal 10.5 TL 2.5 native
Maylandia xanstomachus Cichlidae demersal 12.5 TL 2.0 endemic
Maylandia xanthos Cichlidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 2.7 endemic
Maylandia zebra Zebra mbuna Cichlidae demersal 13.8 TL 2.3 endemic
Mchenga conophoros Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.5 TL 3.4 endemic
Mchenga cyclicos Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.8 TL 3.4 endemic
Mchenga eucinostomus Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.0 TL 3.0 endemic
Mchenga flavimanus Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Mchenga inornata Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Mchenga thinos Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.6 TL 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis auratus Golden mbuna Cichlidae demersal 11.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Melanochromis baliodigma Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.4 TL 4.3 endemic
Melanochromis chipokae Cichlidae demersal 14.6 TL 4.2 endemic
Melanochromis dialeptos Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.7 TL 2.0 endemic
Melanochromis heterochromis Cichlidae demersal 11.8 TL 3.3 endemic
Melanochromis kaskazini Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.7 TL 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis lepidiadaptes Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.6 TL 4.4 endemic
Melanochromis loriae Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.9 TL 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis melanopterus Cichlidae demersal 13.9 TL 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis mossambiquensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.3 TL 3.3 endemic
Melanochromis mpoto Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.1 TL 3.3 endemic
Melanochromis robustus Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.1 TL 3.4 endemic
Melanochromis simulans Cichlidae demersal 9.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Melanochromis vermivorus Purple mbuna Cichlidae demersal 9.0 TL 2.7 endemic
Melanochromis wochepa Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.9 TL 3.3 endemic
Microchromis aurifrons Cichlidae pelagic 8.9 TL 3.3 endemic
Microchromis zebroides Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Micropanchax johnstoni Johnston's topminnow Poeciliidae benthopelagic 8.5 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 150.0 TL 3.8 native
Mormyrus longirostris Eastern bottlenose mormyrid Mormyridae demersal 91.5 TL 3.3 native
Mylochromis anaphyrmus Cichlidae demersal 20.4 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis balteatus Cichlidae demersal 16.2 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis chekopae Cichlidae demersal 14.9 TL 3.0 endemic
Mylochromis ensatus Cichlidae demersal 25.3 TL 3.6 endemic
Mylochromis epichorialis Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis ericotaenia Cichlidae demersal 20.6 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis formosus Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.7 TL 4.0 endemic
Mylochromis gracilis Haplochromis torpedo stripe Cichlidae demersal 22.0 TL 4.0 endemic
Mylochromis guentheri Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis incola Golden mola hap Cichlidae demersal 19.9 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis labidodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis lateristriga Basket hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 20.7 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis melanonotus Haplochromis yellow black line Cichlidae demersal 26.0 TL 3.6 endemic
Mylochromis melanotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis mola Cichlidae demersal 18.0 TL 3.6 endemic
Mylochromis mollis Softy hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis obtusus Cichlidae benthopelagic 22.0 TL 3.6 endemic
Mylochromis plagiotaenia Cichlidae demersal 11.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Mylochromis semipalatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.5 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis sphaerodon Roundtooth hap Cichlidae demersal 14.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Mylochromis spilostichus Cichlidae demersal 22.2 TL 4.2 endemic
Naevochromis chrysogaster Cichlidae demersal 17.9 TL 4.0 endemic
Nimbochromis fuscotaeniatus Fuscotaeniatus Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Nimbochromis linni Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Nimbochromis livingstonii Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 4.2 native
Nimbochromis polystigma Cichlidae demersal 23.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Nimbochromis venustus Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Nothobranchius wattersi Nothobranchiidae pelagic 6.5 TL 3.2 native
Nyassachromis boadzulu Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis breviceps Cichlidae demersal 15.4 TL 2.0 endemic
Nyassachromis leuciscus Small green utaka Cichlidae demersal 16.0 TL 2.5 endemic
Nyassachromis microcephalus Cichlidae demersal 15.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis nigritaeniatus Cichlidae demersal 21.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis prostoma Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.5 TL 3.3 endemic
Nyassachromis purpurans Cichlidae demersal 18.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis serenus Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Opsaridium microcephalum Cyprinidae demersal 34.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Opsaridium microlepis Lake salmon Cyprinidae demersal 47.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Oreochromis karongae Cichlidae benthopelagic 42.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Oreochromis lidole Cichlidae benthopelagic 46.4 TL 2.3 native
Oreochromis saka Cichlidae benthopelagic 43.9 TL 2.0 endemic
Oreochromis shiranus Tilapia shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 47.6 TL 2.0 native
Oreochromis shiranus Tilapia shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 47.6 TL 2.5 native
Oreochromis squamipinnis Cichlidae benthopelagic 43.9 TL 2.1 endemic
Otopharynx antron Cichlidae demersal 12.1 TL 3.4 endemic
Otopharynx argyrosoma Cichlidae demersal 15.2 TL 3.5 endemic
Otopharynx auromarginatus Golden-margined hap Cichlidae demersal 24.5 TL 2.0 endemic
Otopharynx brooksi Cichlidae demersal 15.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Otopharynx decorus Cichlidae demersal 18.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Otopharynx heterodon Royal blue hap Cichlidae demersal 12.8 TL 3.4 endemic
Otopharynx lithobates Cichlidae demersal 16.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Otopharynx ovatus Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 4.0 endemic
Otopharynx pachycheilus Cichlidae demersal 20.2 TL 3.5 endemic
Otopharynx selenurus Cichlidae demersal 17.5 TL 2.8 endemic
Otopharynx speciosus Cichlidae demersal 25.2 TL 4.2 endemic
Otopharynx spelaeotes Cichlidae demersal 14.3 TL 3.4 endemic
Otopharynx tetraspilus Cichlidae demersal 15.6 TL 2.7 endemic
Otopharynx tetrastigma Cichlidae demersal 16.0 TL 3.4 native
Pallidochromis tokolosh Cichlidae demersal 34.2 TL 3.5 endemic
Petrocephalus catostoma Churchill Mormyridae demersal 16.6 TL 3.4 native
Petrotilapia chrysos Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.0 TL 3.4 native
Petrotilapia flaviventris Cichlidae pelagic 13.5 TL 3.3 endemic
Petrotilapia flaviventris Cichlidae pelagic 13.5 TL 3.3 endemic
Petrotilapia genalutea Cichlidae demersal 16.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Petrotilapia microgalana Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.9 TL 3.3 endemic
Petrotilapia mumboensis Cichlidae pelagic 12.9 TL 3.3 endemic
Petrotilapia nigra Cichlidae demersal 14.9 TL 3.4 endemic
Petrotilapia palingnathos Cichlidae pelagic 14.4 TL 3.4 endemic
Petrotilapia pyroscelos Cichlidae pelagic 13.1 TL 3.3 endemic
Petrotilapia tridentiger Cichlidae demersal 17.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Petrotilapia xanthos Cichlidae pelagic 15.9 TL 3.4 endemic
Placidochromis acuticeps Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis acutirostris Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.9 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis argyrogaster Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.9 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis boops Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis borealis Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.9 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis chilolae Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis communis Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.3 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis domirae Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.4 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis ecclesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.7 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis electra Deep-water hap Cichlidae demersal 14.6 TL 2.8 endemic
Placidochromis elongatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.1 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis fuscus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis hennydaviesae Cichlidae demersal 10.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis intermedius Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.4 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis johnstoni Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 3.5 native
Placidochromis koningsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.2 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis lineatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis longimanus Cichlidae demersal 14.5 TL 2.0 native
Placidochromis longirostris Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis longus Cichlidae benthopelagic 5.9 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis lukomae Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.9 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis macroceps Cichlidae benthopelagic 6.5 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis macrognathus Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.4 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis mbunoides Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.8 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis milomo Super VC-10 hap Cichlidae demersal 22.8 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis minor Cichlidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis minutus Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.4 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis msakae Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis nigribarbis Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis nkhatae Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis nkhotakotae Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.9 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis obscurus Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.6 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis ordinarius Cichlidae benthopelagic 8.2 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis orthognathus Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis pallidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.5 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis phenochilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.7 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis platyrhynchos Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.2 TL 3.3 native
Placidochromis polli Cichlidae demersal 18.1 TL 3.4 endemic
Placidochromis rotundifrons Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.8 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis subocularis Cichlidae demersal 16.2 TL 3.4 endemic
Placidochromis trewavasae Cichlidae benthopelagic 7.9 TL 3.2 endemic
Placidochromis turneri Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.5 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis vulgaris Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.6 TL 3.3 endemic
Pollimyrus castelnaui Dwarf stonebasher Mormyridae demersal 8.5 TL 3.2 native
Protomelas annectens Cichlidae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Protomelas dejunctus Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.8 TL 2.7 native
Protomelas fenestratus Fenestratus Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Protomelas insignis One-and-a-half-stripe hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 20.3 TL 2.5 endemic
Protomelas kirkii Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.0 TL 3.4 native
Protomelas labridens Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Protomelas macrodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.7 TL 3.2 endemic
Protomelas marginatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.6 TL 2.0 endemic
Protomelas pleurotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 14.1 TL 3.5 endemic
Protomelas similis Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Protomelas spilonotus Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.7 TL 3.4 endemic
Protomelas spilopterus Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Protomelas taeniolatus Spindle hap Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.3 TL 3.2 endemic
Protomelas triaenodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.4 TL 3.3 endemic
Protomelas virgatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17.1 TL 3.3 endemic
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 100.0 TL 3.8 introduced
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 100.0 TL 3.6 introduced
Pseudocrenilabrus philander Southern mouthbrooder Cichlidae benthopelagic 13.0 TL 3.7 native
Pseudotropheus ater Cichlidae demersal 9.9 TL 2.4 endemic
Pseudotropheus benetos Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.1 TL 4.2 endemic
Pseudotropheus brevis Cichlidae demersal 14.6 TL 2.8 endemic
Pseudotropheus crabro Cichlidae demersal 11.5 TL 3.8 endemic
Pseudotropheus cyaneorhabdos Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.2 TL 3.5 native
Pseudotropheus demasoni Cichlidae demersal 7.7 TL 2.7 native
Pseudotropheus elongatus Elongate mbuna Cichlidae demersal 11.6 TL 2.6 endemic
Pseudotropheus fainzilberi Cichlidae demersal 12.9 TL 2.6 endemic
Pseudotropheus fuscoides Cichlidae demersal 12.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Pseudotropheus fuscus Cichlidae demersal 11.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus galanos Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.7 TL 2.6 native
Pseudotropheus interruptus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.8 TL 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus joanjohnsonae Pearl of Likoma Cichlidae demersal 10.0 TL 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus johannii Bluegray mbuna Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus longior Cichlidae demersal 10.6 TL 2.0 native
Pseudotropheus minutus Cichlidae demersal 8.1 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus perileucos Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.8 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus perspicax Cichlidae demersal 8.1 TL 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus purpuratus Cichlidae demersal 12.2 TL 2.6 endemic
Pseudotropheus saulosi Cichlidae demersal 8.6 TL 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus socolofi Pindani Cichlidae demersal 8.2 TL 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus tursiops Cichlidae demersal 11.5 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus williamsi Red top williamsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.5 TL 3.4 endemic
Rhamphochromis esox Cichlidae demersal 51.2 TL 4.2 endemic
Rhamphochromis ferox Cichlidae demersal 45.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Rhamphochromis longiceps Tigerfish Cichlidae pelagic 28.0 TL 3.8 native
Rhamphochromis lucius Cichlidae demersal 40.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Rhamphochromis macrophthalmus Cichlidae demersal 36.4 TL 4.2 endemic
Rhamphochromis woodi Cichlidae demersal 42.0 TL 3.8 endemic
Sciaenochromis ahli Electric blue hap Cichlidae demersal 20.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Sciaenochromis benthicola Cichlidae demersal 17.1 TL 4.1 endemic
Sciaenochromis fryeri Cichlidae demersal 14.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Sciaenochromis psammophilus Electric blue kande Cichlidae demersal 14.1 TL 3.8 native
Serranochromis robustus Yellow-belly bream Cichlidae demersal 56.0 TL 4.1 native
Stigmatochromis macrorhynchos Cichlidae benthopelagic 15.6 TL 4.0 endemic
Stigmatochromis melanchros Cichlidae benthopelagic 18.9 TL 4.1 endemic
Stigmatochromis modestus Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Stigmatochromis pholidophorus Candle hap Cichlidae demersal 10.8 TL 3.5 endemic
Stigmatochromis pleurospilus Cichlidae demersal 11.0 TL 3.8 endemic
Stigmatochromis woodi Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Synodontis njassae Malawi squeaker Mochokidae benthopelagic 19.2 TL 3.1 native
Taeniochromis holotaenia Cichlidae demersal 22.0 TL 3.8 endemic
Taeniolethrinops cyrtonotus Cichlidae demersal 11.2 TL 3.0 endemic
Taeniolethrinops furcicauda Cichlidae demersal 21.0 TL 2.8 endemic
Taeniolethrinops laticeps Cichlidae demersal 30.0 TL 3.0 endemic
Taeniolethrinops praeorbitalis Cichlidae demersal 30.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Tilapia sparrmanii Banded tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 23.5 TL 2.7 native
Tramitichromis brevis Cichlidae demersal 16.3 TL 3.2 endemic
Tramitichromis intermedius Cichlidae demersal 16.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Tramitichromis lituris Cichlidae demersal 16.8 TL 3.3 endemic
Tramitichromis trilineatus Cichlidae demersal 14.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Tramitichromis variabilis Cichlidae demersal 17.3 TL 3.2 endemic
Trematocranus labifer Cichlidae demersal 22.4 TL 3.1 endemic
Trematocranus microstoma Haplochromis placodon pointed head Cichlidae demersal 23.2 TL 3.4 endemic
Trematocranus placodon Cichlidae demersal 25.0 TL 3.4 native
Tropheops gracilior Cichlidae demersal 11.2 TL 2.1 endemic
Tropheops lucerna Cichlidae demersal 13.5 TL 2.0 endemic
Tropheops macrophthalmus Cichlidae demersal 11.5 TL 2.1 endemic
Tropheops microstoma Cichlidae demersal 12.0 TL 2.8 endemic
Tropheops modestus Cichlidae demersal 7.8 TL 2.3 endemic
Tropheops novemfasciatus Cichlidae demersal 11.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Tropheops romandi Cichlidae demersal 7.7 TL 2.3 endemic
Tropheops tropheops Cichlidae demersal 14.0 TL 2.0 endemic
Tylochromis polylepis Cichlidae demersal 25.1 TL 3.0 questionable
Tyrannochromis macrostoma Cichlidae demersal 30.0 TL 4.2 endemic
Tyrannochromis maculiceps Cichlidae demersal 29.5 TL 4.2 endemic
Tyrannochromis nigriventer Cichlidae demersal 20.7 TL 4.2 endemic
Tyrannochromis polyodon Cichlidae demersal 22.7 TL 4.1 endemic
Zaireichthys compactus Amphiliidae demersal 3.2 TL 3.0 native
Zaireichthys lacustris Amphiliidae benthopelagic 2.7 TL 3.0 endemic
Zaireichthys lacustris Amphiliidae benthopelagic 2.7 TL 3.0 endemic
Zaireichthys maravensis Amphiliidae benthopelagic 3.8 TL 3.0 endemic
Zaireichthys monomotapa Eastern sand catlet Amphiliidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.0 native
Zaireichthys rotundiceps Spotted sand catlet Amphiliidae demersal 4.6 TL 3.4 native
Zaireichthys rotundiceps Spotted sand catlet Amphiliidae demersal 4.6 TL 3.4 misidentification
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