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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Etroplinae
Genus: Paretroplus

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Africa
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL
Paretroplus dambabe Sparks, 2002

Photo by Photo by Tourle, D.
 
Paretroplus dambabe
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Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Paretroplus damii Bleeker, 1868

Photo by Photo by Tourle, D.
 
Paretroplus damii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Paretroplus gymnopreopercularis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL
Paretroplus kieneri Arnoult, 1960

Photo by Photo by Tourle, D.
 
Paretroplus kieneri
[]



Africa
Max. Length 18.4 cm SL
Paretroplus lamenabe Sparks, 2008

Photo by Photo by Sparks, J.S.
 
Paretroplus lamenabe
[Big red cichlid]



Africa
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Paretroplus loisellei Sparks & Schelly, 2011

Photo by Photo by Sparks, J.S.
 
Paretroplus loisellei
[]



Africa
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Paretroplus maculatus Kiener & Maugé, 1966

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Paretroplus maculatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 13.0 cm SL
Paretroplus maromandia Sparks & Reinthal, 1999

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Paretroplus maromandia
[]



Africa
Max. Length 16.7 cm SL
Paretroplus menarambo Allgayer, 1996

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Paretroplus menarambo
[]



Africa
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL
Paretroplus nourissati (Allgayer, 1998)

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Paretroplus nourissati
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Paretroplus petiti
[]



Africa
Max. Length 18.4 cm SL
Paretroplus polyactis Bleeker, 1878

Photo by Photo by Tourle, D.
 
Paretroplus polyactis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Paretroplus tsimoly Stiassny, Chakrabarty & Loiselle, 2001

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Paretroplus tsimoly
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Paretroplus dambabe Africa 18.7 SL 2002
Paretroplus damii Africa 40 TL 1868
Paretroplus gymnopreopercularis Africa 14.7 SL 2008
Paretroplus kieneri Africa 15.9 SL 1960
Paretroplus lamenabe Big red cichlid Africa 18.4 SL 2008
Paretroplus loisellei Africa 14.3 SL 2011
Paretroplus maculatus Africa 14.8 SL 1966
Paretroplus maromandia Africa 13.0 SL 1999
Paretroplus menarambo Africa 16.7 SL 1996
Paretroplus nourissati Africa 15.8 SL 1998
Paretroplus petiti Africa 11 SL 1929
Paretroplus polyactis Africa 18.4 SL 1878
Paretroplus tsimoly Africa 25 SL 2001



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