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Caprichromis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Actinopterygii
Family  Cichlidae
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Perciformes
Subfamily  Pseudocrenilabrinae

Caprichromis is a small genus of haplochromine cichlids endemic to Lake Malawi in East Africa. This genus contains noted paedophagous cichlids, specialising in the eating of eggs and fry of other cichlid species.

Species

There are currently two recognized species in this genus:

  • Caprichromis liemi (McKaye & Mackenzie, 1982) (Happy)
  • Caprichromis orthognathus (Trewavas, 1935)
  • References

    Caprichromis Wikipedia


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