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Paracyprichromis Nigripinnis-2.JPG
P. nigripinnis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Tribe: Cyprichromini
Genus: Paracyprichromis
Poll, 1986
Type species
Paratilapia nigripinnis
Boulenger, 1901

Paracyprichromis is a small genus of cichlids endemic to Lake Tanganyika in east Africa.


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


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