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Ctenopoma acutirostre 1.JPG
Spotted ctenopoma (C. acutirostre)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anabantiformes
Family: Anabantidae
Genus: Ctenopoma
W. K. H. Peters, 1844

Ctenopoma is a genus of climbing gouramies native to Africa. Microctenopoma has been included in Ctenopoma in the past.


The 18 currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Ctenopoma in FishBase. December 2012 version.