Freshwater Fish Species in Lake Malawi (Nyasa) [Southeast Africa]

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Fish Species in Lake Malawi

Average width 40 km. Has only one deep basin in the north. Drains into the Zambezi through the Shiré River. Lake zones include: estuaries of rivers and sheltered bays, sandy and rocky shores, rel. shallow but open inshore waters, pelagic region (upper 100 m), benthic region, and the abyssal (below 200 m) (Ref. 6316). Over 2 million years old; over 600 endemic fish species; more fish species than nay other lake; about 8,400 km3 volume of water (Ref. 30553).


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=382]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Aethiomastacembelus shiranus Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 26 TL 4.0 endemic
Alticorpus macrocleithrum Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 endemic
Alticorpus mentale Cichlidae benthopelagic 24 TL 3.0 endemic
Alticorpus pectinatum Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.4 endemic
Alticorpus peterdaviesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.0 endemic
Alticorpus profundicola Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 endemic
Aplocheilichthys katangae Poeciliidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Aristochromis christyi Cichlidae benthopelagic 30 TL 4.0 endemic
Astatotilapia calliptera Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.0 native
Aulonocara aquilonium Cichlidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Aulonocara auditor Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara baenschi Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara brevinidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Aulonocara brevirostris Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.6 endemic
Aulonocara ethelwynnae Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara gertrudae Cichlidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Aulonocara guentheri Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara hansbaenschi Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara hueseri Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara korneliae Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara macrochir Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.3 endemic
Aulonocara maylandi kandeensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara maylandi maylandi Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara nyassae Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara rostratum Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara saulosi Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara steveni Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara stuartgranti Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.5 endemic
Aulonocara trematocephalum Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.5 endemic
Bagrus meridionalis Bagridae demersal 183 TL 3.9 endemic
Bagrus orientalis Bagridae demersal 35 TL 3.5 native
Barbus arcislongae Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.9 native
Barbus eurystomus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 61 TL 3.0 native
Barbus innocens Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.4 native
Barbus johnstonii Cyprinidae benthopelagic 40 TL 2.0 native
Barbus litamba Cyprinidae benthopelagic 43 TL 4.0 endemic
Barbus macrotaenia Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Barbus trimaculatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.2 native
Bathyclarias atribranchus Clariidae demersal 60 TL 3.1 endemic
Bathyclarias euryodon Clariidae demersal 105 TL 4.1 endemic
Bathyclarias filicibarbis Clariidae demersal 80 TL 4.1 endemic
Bathyclarias foveolatus Clariidae demersal 92 TL 4.1 endemic
Bathyclarias gigas Clariidae demersal 135 TL 4.5 endemic
Bathyclarias ilesi Clariidae demersal 73 TL 4.5 endemic
Bathyclarias jacksoni Clariidae demersal 83 TL 3.3 endemic
Bathyclarias longibarbis Clariidae demersal 76 TL 4.0 endemic
Bathyclarias loweae Clariidae benthopelagic 94 TL 2.9 endemic
Bathyclarias nyasensis Clariidae demersal 122 TL 3.7 endemic
Bathyclarias rotundifrons Clariidae demersal 69 TL 3.5 endemic
Bathyclarias worthingtoni Clariidae demersal 98 TL 4.0 endemic
Brienomyrus longianalis Mormyridae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.0 native
Brycinus imberi Alestiidae demersal 20 TL 3.3 native
Buccochromis atritaeniatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 28 TL 4.5 endemic
Buccochromis heterotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 40 TL 4.5 endemic
Buccochromis lepturus Cichlidae benthopelagic 42 TL 4.5 endemic
Buccochromis nototaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 endemic
Buccochromis oculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 28 TL 3.6 endemic
Buccochromis rhoadesii Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 4.5 native
Buccochromis spectabilis Cichlidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.6 endemic
Caprichromis liemi Cichlidae benthopelagic 24 TL 4.0 endemic
Caprichromis orthognathus Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 4.0 endemic
Champsochromis caeruleus Cichlidae benthopelagic 33 TL 4.5 endemic
Champsochromis spilorhynchus Cichlidae benthopelagic 30 TL 4.5 native
Cheilochromis euchilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 3.2 endemic
Chiloglanis neumanni Mochokidae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.8 native
Chilotilapia rhoadesii Cichlidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.4 endemic
Clarias ngamensis Clariidae demersal 73 TL 4.3 native
Clarias theodorae Clariidae demersal 35 TL 4.4 native
Copadichromis atripinnis Cichlidae pelagic 0 TL   native
Copadichromis azureus Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.7 endemic
Copadichromis boadzulu Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis borleyi Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis chrysonotus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis conophoros Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.4 native
Copadichromis cyaneus Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis cyclicos Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.4 native
Copadichromis eucinostomus Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.0 endemic
Copadichromis flavimanus Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis geertsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL   endemic
Copadichromis ilesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL   endemic
Copadichromis inornatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis jacksoni Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.5 endemic
Copadichromis likomae Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis mbenjii Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis mloto Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.1 endemic
Copadichromis nkatae Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.8 endemic
Copadichromis pleurostigma Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis pleurostigmoides Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis prostoma Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis quadrimaculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.5 endemic
Copadichromis thinos Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.4 native
Copadichromis trewavasae Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL   endemic
Copadichromis trimaculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.4 endemic
Copadichromis verduyni Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.1 endemic
Copadichromis virginalis Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.1 endemic
Corematodus shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 27 TL 4.5 native
Corematodus taeniatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 4.5 endemic
Ctenopharynx intermedius Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.4 native
Ctenopharynx nitidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.5 endemic
Ctenopharynx pictus Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 endemic
Cyathochromis obliquidens Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.0 endemic
Cynotilapia afra Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 endemic
Cynotilapia axelrodi Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.4 endemic
Cyrtocara moorii Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.5 endemic
Dimidiochromis compressiceps Cichlidae benthopelagic 23 TL 4.5 native
Dimidiochromis dimidiatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 4.0 endemic
Dimidiochromis kiwinge Cichlidae benthopelagic 30 TL 4.5 native
Dimidiochromis strigatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 4.0 native
Diplotaxodon aeneus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 4.4 native
Diplotaxodon apogon Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.3 native
Diplotaxodon argenteus Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 4.5 endemic
Diplotaxodon ecclesi Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 4.5 endemic
Diplotaxodon greenwoodi Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.0 endemic
Diplotaxodon limnothrissa Cichlidae pelagic 17 TL 4.4 native
Diplotaxodon macrops Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.8 native
Docimodus evelynae Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.1 endemic
Docimodus johnstoni Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 4.5 native
Eclectochromis festivus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.1 endemic
Eclectochromis lobochilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 endemic
Eclectochromis ornatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.0 endemic
Engraulicypris sardella Cyprinidae demersal 13 TL 3.1 native
Exochochromis anagenys Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 4.5 endemic
Fossorochromis rostratus Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.4 endemic
Genyochromis mento Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 4.5 endemic
Gephyrochromis lawsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 endemic
Gephyrochromis moorii Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 endemic
Haplochromis phenochilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 endemic
Hemitaeniochromis urotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 22 TL 3.5 endemic
Hemitilapia oxyrhyncha Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.0 endemic
Heterobranchus longifilis Clariidae demersal 183 TL 3.7 native
Hippopotamyrus discorhynchus Mormyridae demersal 38 TL 3.2 native
Iodotropheus declivitas Cichlidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Iodotropheus sprengerae Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.0 endemic
Iodotropheus stuartgranti Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 endemic
Labeo altivelis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 49 TL 2.4 native
Labeo cylindricus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 49 TL 2.0 native
Labeo mesops Cyprinidae benthopelagic 39 TL 2.0 native
Labeo worthingtoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 endemic
Labeotropheus fuelleborni Cichlidae benthopelagic 37 TL 2.0 endemic
Labeotropheus trewavasae Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.2 native
Labidochromis caeruleus Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 endemic
Labidochromis chisumulae Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 endemic
Labidochromis flavigulis Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 endemic
Labidochromis freibergi Cichlidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.1 endemic
Labidochromis gigas Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 endemic
Labidochromis heterodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.1 endemic
Labidochromis ianthinus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 endemic
Labidochromis lividus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.2 endemic
Labidochromis maculicauda Cichlidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.4 endemic
Labidochromis mathotho Cichlidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.1 endemic
Labidochromis mbenjii Cichlidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.1 endemic
Labidochromis mylodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 endemic
Labidochromis pallidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 endemic
Labidochromis shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.1 endemic
Labidochromis strigatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.1 endemic
Labidochromis textilis Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.1 endemic
Labidochromis vellicans Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.0 endemic
Labidochromis zebroides Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.2 endemic
Leptoglanis rotundiceps Amphiliidae demersal 7 TL 3.0 native
Lethrinops albus Cichlidae demersal 17 TL 3.0 endemic
Lethrinops altus Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops argenteus Cichlidae demersal 19 TL 3.4 endemic
Lethrinops auritus Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 3.0 endemic
Lethrinops christyi Cichlidae demersal 19 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops furcifer Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops gossei Cichlidae demersal 18 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops leptodon Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 3.4 endemic
Lethrinops lethrinus Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 3.5 native
Lethrinops longimanus Cichlidae demersal 19 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops longipinnis Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 3.4 endemic
Lethrinops lunaris Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.1 endemic
Lethrinops macracanthus Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 2.8 endemic
Lethrinops macrochir Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 3.0 endemic
Lethrinops marginatus Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops micrentodon Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 2.0 endemic
Lethrinops microdon Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 2.0 endemic
Lethrinops microstoma Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 3.5 endemic
Lethrinops mylodon borealis Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops mylodon mylodon Cichlidae demersal 22 TL 3.4 endemic
Lethrinops oculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.2 endemic
Lethrinops parvidens Cichlidae demersal 18 TL 3.4 endemic
Lethrinops polli Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 3.0 endemic
Lethrinops stridei Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 2.0 endemic
Lichnochromis acuticeps Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 3.3 endemic
Maravichromis anaphyrmus Cichlidae demersal 21 TL 3.2 endemic
Maravichromis balteatus Cichlidae demersal 17 TL 3.5 endemic
Maravichromis epichorialis Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 3.5 endemic
Maravichromis ericotaenia Cichlidae demersal 21 TL 3.5 endemic
Maravichromis formosus Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 4.0 endemic
Maravichromis guentheri Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 3.2 endemic
Maravichromis incola Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 3.5 endemic
Maravichromis labidodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.5 endemic
Maravichromis lateristriga Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.5 endemic
Maravichromis melanotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.2 endemic
Maravichromis mola Cichlidae demersal 18 TL 3.6 endemic
Maravichromis mollis Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.4 endemic
Maravichromis obtusus Cichlidae benthopelagic 22 TL 3.2 endemic
Maravichromis plagiotaenia Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 3.0 endemic
Maravichromis semipalatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.2 endemic
Maravichromis sphaerodon Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 3.5 endemic
Marcusenius nyasensis Mormyridae demersal 37 TL 3.1 native
Melanochromis auratus Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.0 endemic
Melanochromis baliodigma Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 4.3 endemic
Melanochromis benetos Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 4.5 native
Melanochromis brevis Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 2.8 endemic
Melanochromis chipokae Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 4.5 endemic
Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.5 native
Melanochromis dialeptos Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.0 endemic
Melanochromis elastodema Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.0 endemic
Melanochromis heterochromis Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 3.2 native
Melanochromis interruptus Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 endemic
Melanochromis joanjohnsonae Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 2.9 endemic
Melanochromis johannii Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 2.0 endemic
Melanochromis labrosus Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 3.2 endemic
Melanochromis lepidiadaptes Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 4.5 native
Melanochromis loriae Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 2.8 endemic
Melanochromis melanopterus Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 2.6 endemic
Melanochromis mellitus Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 endemic
Melanochromis parallelus Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 2.6 endemic
Melanochromis perileucos Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.0 endemic
Melanochromis perspicax Cichlidae demersal 9 TL 2.2 endemic
Melanochromis robustus Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.5 endemic
Melanochromis simulans Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 2.8 endemic
Melanochromis vermivorus Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 2.0 native
Melanochromis xanthodigma Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 2.9 native
Metriaclima benetos Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Metriaclima callainos Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Metriaclima chrysomallos Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.1 native
Metriaclima cyneusmarginatus Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Metriaclima emmiltos Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 3.0 native
Metriaclima greshakei Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 2.0 endemic
Metriaclima heteropictus Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.5 endemic
Metriaclima mbenjii Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.2 native
Metriaclima melabranchion Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 3.0 native
Metriaclima phaeos Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.2 native
Metriaclima pyrsonotos Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 3.1 native
Metriaclima sandaracinos Cichlidae demersal 9 TL 3.0 native
Metriaclima thapsinogen Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.2 native
Metriaclima xanstomachus Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 2.0 endemic
Microchromis zebroides Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.2 endemic
Mormyrops anguilloides Mormyridae demersal 150 TL 4.0 native
Mormyrus longirostris Mormyridae demersal 92 TL 3.3 native
Mylochromis chekopae Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 3.0 native
Mylochromis ensatus Cichlidae demersal 26 TL 3.6 native
Naevochromis chrysogaster Cichlidae demersal 18 TL 4.0 endemic
Neolamprologus leloupi Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.4 endemic
Nimbochromis fuscotaeniatus Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 4.5 endemic
Nimbochromis linni Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 4.5 endemic
Nimbochromis livingstonii Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 4.5 native
Nimbochromis maculimanus Cichlidae demersal 19 TL 3.5 endemic
Nimbochromis pardalis Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 4.3 endemic
Nimbochromis polystigma Cichlidae demersal 23 TL 4.5 endemic
Nimbochromis venustus Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 4.5 endemic
Nothobranchius kirki Aplocheilidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Nyassachromis breviceps Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 2.0 endemic
Nyassachromis leuciscus Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 2.5 endemic
Nyassachromis microcephalus Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis nigritaeniatus Cichlidae demersal 21 TL 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis purpurans Cichlidae demersal 18 TL 3.4 endemic
Nyassachromis serenus Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 3.4 endemic
Opsaridium microcephalum Cyprinidae demersal 34 TL 4.0 native
Opsaridium microlepis Cyprinidae demersal 47 TL 3.0 endemic
Oreochromis karongae Cichlidae benthopelagic 38 TL 2.0 endemic
Oreochromis saka Cichlidae benthopelagic 44 TL 2.0 endemic
Oreochromis shiranus shiranus Cichlidae benthopelagic 48 TL 2.0 native
Oreochromis squamipinnis Cichlidae benthopelagic 44 TL 2.7 endemic
Otopharynx argyrosoma Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 3.0 endemic
Otopharynx auromarginatus Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 3.4 native
Otopharynx brooksi Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 4.5 endemic
Otopharynx decorus Cichlidae demersal 18 TL 3.5 endemic
Otopharynx heterodon Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 3.1 endemic
Otopharynx lithobates Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 2.0 endemic
Otopharynx ovatus Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 4.0 endemic
Otopharynx selenurus Cichlidae demersal 18 TL 2.0 endemic
Otopharynx speciosus Cichlidae demersal 26 TL 4.5 endemic
Otopharynx tetraspilus Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 2.7 endemic
Otopharynx tetrastigma Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 3.4 native
Otopharynx walteri Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 3.9 endemic
Pallidochromis tokolosh Cichlidae demersal 24 TL 3.6 native
Petrocephalus catostoma catostoma Mormyridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Petrotilapia chrysos Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.0 native
Petrotilapia genalutea Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 3.0 endemic
Petrotilapia nigra Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 2.0 endemic
Petrotilapia tridentiger Cichlidae demersal 17 TL 3.0 endemic
Placidochromis electra Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 2.8 endemic
Placidochromis hennydaviesae Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis johnstoni Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 3.5 native
Placidochromis longimanus Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 2.0 native
Placidochromis milomo Cichlidae demersal 23 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis stonemani Cichlidae demersal 7 TL 3.3 endemic
Placidochromis subocularis Cichlidae demersal 17 TL 3.4 endemic
Platygnathochromis melanonotus Cichlidae demersal 26 TL 3.6 endemic
Pollimyrus castelnaui Mormyridae demersal 9 TL 3.2 native
Protomelas annectens Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.0 endemic
Protomelas dejunctus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 2.5 native
Protomelas fenestratus Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.0 endemic
Protomelas insignis Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 2.5 endemic
Protomelas kirkii Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.4 native
Protomelas labridens Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.4 endemic
Protomelas macrodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 endemic
Protomelas marginatus marginatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 2.0 endemic
Protomelas marginatus vuae Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.0 endemic
Protomelas pleurotaenia Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.5 endemic
Protomelas similis Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.0 endemic
Protomelas spilonotus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.4 endemic
Protomelas spilopterus Cichlidae benthopelagic 24 TL 3.0 endemic
Protomelas taeniolatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 endemic
Protomelas triaenodon Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 endemic
Protomelas virgatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.6 endemic
Pseudocrenilabrus philander philander Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.7 native
Pseudotropheus ater Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 2.5 endemic
Pseudotropheus barlowi Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 2.7 endemic
Pseudotropheus crabro Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 2.1 endemic
Pseudotropheus demasoni Cichlidae demersal 8 TL 2.9 native
Pseudotropheus elegans Cichlidae demersal 17 TL 3.3 endemic
Pseudotropheus elongatus Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus estherae Cichlidae demersal 7 TL   native
Pseudotropheus fainzilberi Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 2.5 endemic
Pseudotropheus fuscoides Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 3.5 endemic
Pseudotropheus fuscus Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus galanos Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 2.9 native
Pseudotropheus hajomaylandi Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 3.4 endemic
Pseudotropheus lanisticola Cichlidae demersal 7 TL 2.8 endemic
Pseudotropheus livingstonii Cichlidae demersal 15 TL 3.1 endemic
Pseudotropheus lombardoi Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.5 endemic
Pseudotropheus longior Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.0 native
Pseudotropheus lucerna Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus macrophthalmus Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 2.1 endemic
Pseudotropheus microstoma Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 2.8 endemic
Pseudotropheus minutus Cichlidae demersal 9 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus modestus Cichlidae demersal 8 TL 2.9 endemic
Pseudotropheus novemfasciatus Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus purpuratus Cichlidae demersal 13 TL 2.9 endemic
Pseudotropheus pursus Cichlidae demersal 8 TL 2.2 native
Pseudotropheus saulosi Cichlidae demersal 9 TL 2.2 endemic
Pseudotropheus socolofi Cichlidae demersal 9 TL 2.9 endemic
Pseudotropheus tropheops gracilior Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus tropheops romandi Cichlidae demersal 8 TL 2.9 endemic
Pseudotropheus tropheops tropheops Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus tursiops Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 2.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus williamsi Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.0 endemic
Pseudotropheus zebra Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 2.2 endemic
Rhamphochromis brevis Cichlidae demersal 40 TL 4.5 endemic
Rhamphochromis esox Cichlidae demersal 38 TL 4.5 endemic
Rhamphochromis ferox Cichlidae demersal 45 TL 4.6 endemic
Rhamphochromis leptosoma Cichlidae demersal 38 TL 4.5 endemic
Rhamphochromis longiceps Cichlidae pelagic 28 TL 3.3 native
Rhamphochromis lucius Cichlidae demersal 40 TL 4.5 endemic
Rhamphochromis macrophthalmus Cichlidae demersal 27 TL 4.5 endemic
Rhamphochromis woodi Cichlidae demersal 42 TL 4.0 endemic
Sciaenochromis ahli Cichlidae demersal 20 TL 4.5 endemic
Sciaenochromis benthicola Cichlidae demersal 0 TL   native
Sciaenochromis fryeri Cichlidae demersal 0 TL   native
Sciaenochromis gracilis Cichlidae demersal 22 TL 4.0 endemic
Sciaenochromis psammophilus Cichlidae demersal 0 TL   native
Sciaenochromis spilostichus Cichlidae demersal 23 TL 4.5 endemic
Serranochromis robustus robustus Cichlidae demersal 56 TL 4.1 native
Stigmatochromis modestus Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 4.5 endemic
Stigmatochromis pholidophorus Cichlidae demersal 11 TL 3.5 endemic
Stigmatochromis pleurospilus Cichlidae demersal 6 TL 3.0 endemic
Stigmatochromis woodi Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 4.5 endemic
Synodontis njassae Mochokidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.1 native
Taeniochromis holotaenia Cichlidae demersal 22 TL 4.0 endemic
Taeniolethrinops cyrtonotus Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 3.0 endemic
Taeniolethrinops furcicauda Cichlidae demersal 21 TL 2.8 endemic
Taeniolethrinops laticeps Cichlidae demersal 30 TL 3.6 endemic
Taeniolethrinops praeorbitalis Cichlidae demersal 30 TL 3.2 endemic
Tilapia rendalli Cichlidae benthopelagic 45 TL 2.2 native
Tilapia sparrmanii Cichlidae benthopelagic 24 TL 2.7 native
Tramitichromis brevis Cichlidae demersal 17 TL 3.2 endemic
Tramitichromis intermedius Cichlidae demersal 16 TL 3.4 endemic
Tramitichromis lituris Cichlidae demersal 17 TL 3.4 endemic
Tramitichromis trilineatus Cichlidae demersal 14 TL 3.5 endemic
Tramitichromis variabilis Cichlidae demersal 18 TL 3.2 endemic
Trematocranus labifer Cichlidae demersal 23 TL 3.1 endemic
Trematocranus microstoma Cichlidae demersal 24 TL 3.4 endemic
Trematocranus placodon Cichlidae demersal 25 TL 3.4 native
Tyrannochromis macrostoma Cichlidae demersal 30 TL 4.5 endemic
Tyrannochromis maculiceps Cichlidae demersal 30 TL 4.5 endemic
Tyrannochromis nigriventer Cichlidae demersal 21 TL 4.5 endemic
Tyrannochromis polyodon Cichlidae demersal 23 TL 3.5 endemic
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