Mylochromis

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Mylochromis
Mylochromis gracilis - male.jpg
Mylochromis gracilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribe: Haplochromini
Genus: Mylochromis
Regan, 1920
Type species
Chromis lateristriga
Günther, 1864
Synonyms
  • Maravichromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
  • Platygnathochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989

Mylochromis is a genus of haplochromine cichlids endemic to Lake Malawi in Eastern Africa.

Species[edit]

There are currently 21 recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Mylochromis in FishBase. February 2013 version.