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) = 'Protomelas') 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: Protomelas

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Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Protomelas annectens (Regan, 1922)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Protomelas annectens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Protomelas dejunctus
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Protomelas fenestratus (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Protomelas fenestratus
[Fenestratus]
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Africa
Max. Length 20.3 cm TL

 
Protomelas insignis
[One-and-a-half-stripe hap]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Protomelas kirkii
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Protomelas labridens
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Protomelas macrodon
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.6 cm TL

 
Protomelas marginatus
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.1 cm TL

 
Protomelas pleurotaenia
[]

Photo by O'Brien, S.

Africa
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Protomelas similis (Regan, 1922)

Photo by O'Brien, S.
 
Protomelas similis
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Photo by Dubosc, J.

Africa
Max. Length 16.7 cm TL
Protomelas spilonotus (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Protomelas spilonotus
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Protomelas spilopterus
[]

Photo by Reclos, G.J.

Africa
Max. Length 11.3 cm TL
Protomelas taeniolatus (Trewavas, 1935)

Photo by Reclos, G.J.
 
Protomelas taeniolatus
[Spindle hap]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15.4 cm TL

 
Protomelas triaenodon
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Protomelas virgatus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Protomelas annectens Africa 20 TL 1922
Protomelas dejunctus Africa 13.8 SL 1993
Protomelas fenestratus Fenestratus Africa 14 TL 1935
Protomelas insignis One-and-a-half-stripe hap Africa 20.3 TL 1935
Protomelas kirkii Africa 18 TL 1894
Protomelas labridens Africa 18 TL 1935
Protomelas macrodon Africa 8.8 SL 1989
Protomelas marginatus Africa 16.6 TL 1935
Protomelas pleurotaenia Africa 14.1 TL 1901
Protomelas similis Africa 18 TL 1922
Protomelas spilonotus Africa 16.7 TL 1935
Protomelas spilopterus Africa 24 TL 1935
Protomelas taeniolatus Spindle hap Africa 11.3 TL 1935
Protomelas triaenodon Africa 15.4 TL 1935
Protomelas virgatus Africa 14 SL 1935



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