Ctenopharynx nitidus

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Ctenopharynx nitidus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Ctenopharynx
C. nitidus
Binomial name
Ctenopharynx nitidus
(Trewavas, 1935)
  • Haplochromis nitidus Trewavas, 1935
  • Cyrtocara nitida (Trewavas, 1935)
  • Cyrtocara nitidus (Trewavas, 1935)
  • Otopharynx nitidus (Trewavas, 1935)

Ctenopharynx nitidus is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae. It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes.


  1. ^ Konings, A.; Kazembe, J. & Makocho, P. (2018). "Ctenopharynx nitidus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T60897A47221285. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Ctenopharynx nitidus" in FishBase. June 2018 version.