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

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Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Hemichromis angolensis
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Africa
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL
Hemichromis bimaculatus Gill, 1862

Photo by Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Hemichromis bimaculatus
[Jewelfish]



Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Hemichromis cerasogaster (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Hemichromis cerasogaster
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Africa
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL
Hemichromis elongatus (Guichenot, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Albering, J.
 
Hemichromis elongatus
[Banded jewel cichlid]



Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Hemichromis exsul (Trewavas, 1933)

Photo by Photo by Albering, J.
 
Hemichromis exsul
[Turkana jewel cichlid]



Africa
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Hemichromis fasciatus Peters, 1857

Photo by Photo by Mody, K.
 
Hemichromis fasciatus
[Banded jewelfish]



Africa
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Hemichromis frempongi Loiselle, 1979

Photo by Photo by Albering, J.
 
Hemichromis frempongi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Hemichromis guttatus Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by Judy, T.
 
Hemichromis guttatus
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Africa
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL
Hemichromis letourneuxi Sauvage, 1880

Photo by Photo by Judy, T.
 
Hemichromis letourneuxi
[Jewel fish]



Africa
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Hemichromis lifalili Loiselle, 1979

Photo by Photo by Barberis, C.
 
Hemichromis lifalili
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Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Hemichromis paynei
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Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Hemichromis saharae
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Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Hemichromis stellifer Loiselle, 1979

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Hemichromis stellifer
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemichromis angolensis Africa 11 TL 1865
Hemichromis bimaculatus Jewelfish Africa 13.6 SL 1862
Hemichromis cerasogaster Africa 9 TL 1899
Hemichromis elongatus Banded jewel cichlid Africa 18.7 SL 1861
Hemichromis exsul Turkana jewel cichlid Africa 10 SL 1933
Hemichromis fasciatus Banded jewelfish Africa 20.4 SL 1857
Hemichromis frempongi Africa 9.2 SL 1979
Hemichromis guttatus Africa 12 SL 1862
Hemichromis letourneuxi Jewel fish Africa 11.9 SL 1880
Hemichromis lifalili Africa 8.2 SL 1979
Hemichromis paynei Africa 12 SL 1979
Hemichromis saharae Africa 6.5 TL 1880
Hemichromis stellifer Africa 10 SL 1979



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