SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=349) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Alcolapia') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Pseudocrenilabrinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus: Alcolapia

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Africa
Max. Length 11.6 cm TL
Alcolapia alcalica (Hilgendorf, 1905)

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Alcolapia alcalica
[Common Natron tilapia]

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Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Alcolapia grahami (Boulenger, 1912)

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Alcolapia grahami
[Magadi tilapia]

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Africa
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Alcolapia latilabris (Seegers & Tichy, 1999)

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Alcolapia latilabris
[Wide-lipped Natron tilapia]

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Africa
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Alcolapia ndalalani (Seegers & Tichy, 1999)

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Alcolapia ndalalani
[Narrow-mouthed Natron tilapia]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Alcolapia alcalica Common Natron tilapia Africa 11.6 TL 1905
Alcolapia grahami Magadi tilapia Africa 20 SL 1912
Alcolapia latilabris Wide-lipped Natron tilapia Africa 6.2 SL 1999
Alcolapia ndalalani Narrow-mouthed Natron tilapia Africa 5.0 SL 1999



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