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genus

Melanochromis Trewavas, 1935

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Cichlidae - cichlids

Included taxa

Number of records: 15

species Melanochromis auratus (Boulenger, 1897) - Golden Cichlid

Melanochromis auratus

species Melanochromis baliodigma Bowers & Stauffer, 1997
species Melanochromis chipokae Johnson, 1975

Melanochromis chipokae

species Melanochromis dialeptos Bowers & Stauffer, 1997
species Melanochromis heterochromis Bowers & Stauffer, 1993
species Melanochromis kaskazini Konings-Dudin, Konings & Stauffer, 2009
species Melanochromis lepidiadaptes Bowers & Stauffer, 1997

Melanochromis lepidiadaptes

species Melanochromis loriae Johnson, 1975 - Parallel Striped Mbuna

Melanochromis loriae

species Melanochromis melanopterus Trewavas, 1935
species Melanochromis mossambiquensis Konings-Dudin, Konings & Stauffer, 2009
species Melanochromis mpoto Konings & Stauffer Jr., 2012
species Melanochromis robustus Johnson, 1985
species Melanochromis simulans Eccles, 1973
species Melanochromis vermivorus Trewavas, 1935 - Purple Mbuna
species Melanochromis wochepa Konings-Dudin, Konings & Stauffer, 2009

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2645]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Melanochromis Trewavas, 1935]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1205493]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Melanochromis Trewavas, 1935]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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