Tanganyikan Cichlid Photo Index

A

Altolamprologus - Small genus of pseudocrenilabrine cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika

Asprotilapia - Cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika where it prefers areas with rocky substrates

Astatotilapia - Haplochromine cichlids from Africa, with a single species in Israel and Syria

Aulonocranus - One genus endemic to lake Tanganyika and associated rivers in east Africa

B

Baileychromis - Single species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

Bathybates - Small genus of predatory cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

Benthochromis - Small genus of cichlid fish endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

Boulengerochromis - Possibly the largest cichlid, growing to a length of 90 cm (35 in) in males

C

Callochromis - Genus of cichlids native to shallow, sandy bottom areas of lake Tanganyika

Cardiopharynx - This semi-pelagic fish prefers habitats over sandy bottoms

Chalinochromis - Small and disputed cichlid genus from the subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae

Ctenochromis - Haplochromine cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika and Congo river basins

Cunningtonia - Species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

Cyathopharynx - Cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika where it is found off rocky slopes

Cyphotilapia - Small genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika includes C. Frontosa

Cyprichromis - Genus of cichlids with five species known as the herring cichlids

E

Ectodus - Species of cichlid fish endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

Enantiopus - Species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika

Eretmodus - Genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

G

Gnathochromis - Small genus of sand sifting cichlid fish endemic to lake Tanganyika

Grammatotria - Single species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika

Greenwoodochromis - Small genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika in Africa

H

Haplotaxodon - Genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika

Hemibates - Single species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

I

Interochromis - Single species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

J

Julidochromis - Genus of cichlids in the subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae commonly called julies

L

Lamprologus - Cichlid family native to lake Tanganyika and the Congo river basin

Lepidiolamprologus - Small genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika in eastern Africa

Lestradea - Genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

Limnochromis - Small genus of cichlid fish endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

Limnotilapia - Endemic to lake Tanganyika where it prefers rocky areas near the coast

Lobochilotes - Species of fish endemic to lake Tanganyika

M

Microdontochromis - Species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

N

Neolamprologus - The largest genus of cichlids in lake Tanganyika

O

Ophthalmotilapia - Genus of four species endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

P

Paracyprichromis - Small genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

Perissodus - Genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika

Petrochromis - Genus of 7 formally described cichlid species and at least 7 undescribed species

Plecodus - Genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika

Pseudosimochromis - Single species of mouthbrooding cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika

R

Reganochromis - Endemic to lake Tanganyika found in deeper coastal waters

S

Simochromis - Genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika

Spathodus - Small genus of cichlids endemis to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

T

Tangachromis - Cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika where they live in deep waters

Tanganicodus - Only known from the northern end of the lake Tanganyika

Telmatochromis - Ray-finned fishes endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa

Telotrematocara - Genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika

Trematocara - Genus of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika

Triglachromis - Endemic to lake Tanganyika where it prefers waters with a muddy substrate

Tropheus - Genus of six species of cichlids endemic to lake Tanganyika

Tylochromis - Genus of African fishes in the family cichlidae

V

Variabilichromis - Single species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika

X

Xenochromis - Scale eating species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika

Xenotilapia - Genus of cichlids species endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa