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

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Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Xenotilapia albini
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Africa
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Xenotilapia bathyphila Poll, 1956

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Xenotilapia bathyphila
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Africa
Max. Length 15.3 cm TL
Xenotilapia boulengeri (Poll, 1942)

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Xenotilapia boulengeri
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Max. Length 17.7 cm TL

 
Xenotilapia burtoni
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Africa
Max. Length 15.6 cm
Xenotilapia caudafasciata Poll, 1951

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Xenotilapia caudafasciata
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Africa
Max. Length 9.2 cm TL
Xenotilapia flavipinnis Poll, 1985

Photo by Photo by McCann, J.
 
Xenotilapia flavipinnis
[Yellow Sand Cichlid]
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Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Xenotilapia leptura
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Max. Length 16.3 cm TL

 
Xenotilapia longispinis
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Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Xenotilapia melanogenys (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Photo by Melandri, G.
 
Xenotilapia melanogenys
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Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL
Xenotilapia nasus De Vos, Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1995

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Xenotilapia nasus
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Africa
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Xenotilapia nigrolabiata Poll, 1951

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Xenotilapia nigrolabiata
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Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Xenotilapia ochrogenys (Boulenger, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Xenotilapia ochrogenys
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Africa
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Xenotilapia ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1901

Photo by Photo by R A Hill ARPS
 
Xenotilapia ornatipinnis
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Africa
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Xenotilapia papilio Büscher, 1990

Photo by Photo by Plistil, J.
 
Xenotilapia papilio
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Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Xenotilapia rotundiventralis
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Africa
Max. Length 16.4 cm TL
Xenotilapia sima Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Xenotilapia sima
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Africa
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL
Xenotilapia spiloptera Poll & Stewart, 1975

Photo by Photo by Barberis, C.
 
Xenotilapia spiloptera
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Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Xenotilapia tenuidentata Poll, 1951

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Xenotilapia tenuidentata
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Xenotilapia albini Africa 8.9 TL 1909
Xenotilapia bathyphila Africa 10.3 TL 1956
Xenotilapia boulengeri Africa 15.3 TL 1942
Xenotilapia burtoni Africa 17.7 TL 1951
Xenotilapia caudafasciata Africa 15.6 1951
Xenotilapia flavipinnis Yellow Sand Cichlid Africa 9.2 TL 1985
Xenotilapia leptura Africa 11 TL 1901
Xenotilapia longispinis Africa 16.3 TL 1951
Xenotilapia melanogenys Africa 15 TL 1898
Xenotilapia nasus Africa 9.3 TL 1995
Xenotilapia nigrolabiata Africa 13 TL 1951
Xenotilapia ochrogenys Africa 11 TL 1914
Xenotilapia ornatipinnis Africa 12.5 TL 1901
Xenotilapia papilio Africa 7.8 TL 1990
Xenotilapia rotundiventralis Africa 5.3 SL 1997
Xenotilapia sima Africa 16.4 TL 1899
Xenotilapia spiloptera Africa 9.6 TL 1975
Xenotilapia tenuidentata Africa 8 TL 1951



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