Pterochromis congicus

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Pterochromis congicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribe: Tilapiini
Genus: Pterochromis
Trewavas, 1973
Species: P. congicus
Binomial name
Pterochromis congicus
(Boulenger, 1897)
  • Pelmatochromis congicus Boulenger, 1897

Pterochromis congicus is species of cichlid native to the Congo River Basin in Central Africa. This species can reach a length of 15.2 centimetres (6.0 in) SL.[2]


  1. ^ Moelants, T. 2010. Pterochromis congicus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Downloaded on 28 May 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Pterochromis congicus" in FishBase. April 2013 version.