Aristochromis christyi

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Aristochromis christyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribe: Haplochromini
Genus: Aristochromis
Trewavas, 1935
Species: A. christyi
Binomial name
Aristochromis christyi
Trewavas, 1935

Aristochromis christyi is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania where it is endemic to Lake Malawi. This large, predatory fish grows to a length of 30 centimetres (12 in) TL. It is the only known member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Aristochromis christyi" in FishBase. February 2013 version.

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